James "Rev Shark" DePorre
James "Rev Shark" DePorre started his career as an attorney and CPA before teaching himself stock trading after becoming totally deaf. He is the founder of Shark Investing, an educational website that evolved from the first internet chat rooms dedicated to stocks on AOL in the 1990s. DePorre is also CEO of Hammerhead Strategies, LLC, which offers money management services to select clients. DePorre is one of TheStreet Real Money’s most beloved contributors since 2011.
He is the author of “Shark Investing: How a Deaf Guy with No Job and Limited Capital Made a Fortune Investing in the Stock Market.” DePorre is most proud of how many people he has helped develop an approach to the stock market that allows them to earn lifelong income from trading.
As an aggressive trader that believes small, individual traders and investors have unique advantages that allow them to produce exceptional market returns with discipline and hard work, DePorre specializes in trending market coverage. When he’s not writing financial content, DePorre can be found driving his tractor in North Carolina or attending his kids’ piano concerts.
Recent Articles By The Author
Dreary Trading Drags on as Debt Ceiling Debacle Looms
Technical deterioration and investor disinterest weigh on market.
There's Been a Shift in the Market's Character
The prospect that this miserable debt-ceiling debate could drag out for weeks is causing additional selling pressure.
Are Big-Cap Technology Stocks Ready to Pull Back?
It's important to carefully monitor how this develops from here.
Investors Get Jitters as Debt Ceiling Date Weighs Overhead
Nervousness over the political bickering caused a reversal in the small-cap leadership.
The Market Widens, but I'm Still Wary
Small-cap stocks are starting to show some strength again against the big caps, and that's a healthy development. Still, I have two problems with this market.
The Market Is Held Hostage By Debt-Ceiling Negotiations
There appears to be little worry that a deal won't be made, but traders can't do much until the headlines hit.
Mixed Emotions Running High in This Market
This is classic 'wear you out' action, but it is hidden to some degree, and it's becoming harder to trade right now.
I'm Eyeing Two Stocks Amid Mixed Market Action
As the Russell 2000 outperforms and all eyes are on the debt ceiling talks, here are two names I've got on my radar.
3 Issues Will Dominate the Market Action This Week
Debt, markets, inflation and growth are what to watch.
Approach Poor Markets Like a Navy SEAL: 'Embrace the Suck'
Bad market action is a boon to opportunistic traders with the right mindset. Here's how to love the misery and use it to your advantage.