Real Money authors - James "Rev Shark" DePorre

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. 

Email James "Rev Shark" DePorre

Recent Articles By The Author

AI Is Revolutionary Technology, but Only a Small Group of Stocks Are Benefiting

These stocks are big enough to move the indexes and create the illusion of broad strength, but there are very few stocks participating in this celebration.

Bickering About a Narrow Market? Bulls Say Just Fall in Line, Already

But the bears, they don't trust this action. One thing is clear, however, this could go on for a while.

Nvidia May Boost Market Hopes, but Doesn't Help Trading Any

We're now seeing a familiar pattern, as a small group of big-cap names boasting AI technology covers up poor action in the majority of the market.

Nvidia Blows the Doors Off, But It Isn't Acting Like a Market Leader

If leading stocks acted like real leaders, then this would be a wildly bullish market, but that isn't happening, and it doesn't look like it is about to change.

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.

Email sent

Thank you, your email to has been sent successfully.


We're sorry. There was a problem trying to send your email to .
Please contact customer support to let us know.

Please Join or Log In to Email Our Authors.

Email Real Money's Wall Street Pros for further analysis and insight