James "Rev Shark" DePorre is the author of Invest Like a Shark: How a Deaf Guy With No Job and Limited Capital Made a Fortune Investing in the Stock Market. He is founder and CEO of Shark Asset Management, an investment management firm, and he also operates sharkinvesting.com, an interactive online community that serves and educates active investors.Expand

DePorre holds business and law degrees from the University of Michigan, is a member of the Michigan Bar Association and a former attorney and CPA. He lives in Anna Maria Island, Fla., and Conover, N.C., with his wife and three children. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks.Collapse

It's easy to have an irrational fear of heights, but that's often where you find the biggest winners.
Talk of tax policy decisions dampens 'sell Trump' trade.
This market just doesn't have much respect for arguments that seem extremely logical.
The obvious course of action is to look for ways to put capital to work.
Today's rally holds promise.
Markets like this don't suddenly reverse and go straight down without some surprise.
Breadth is running very solid, and there is a favorable technical setup.
When you filter out the noise, the price action is positive.
Today's minor comeback preserves bullish sentiment.
We're not seeing aggressive chasing of breakouts or a high level of speculative interest in small-caps


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