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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. 

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Recent Articles By The Author

The Market Action Is Worse Than It Looks

The bulls still want to celebrate declining inflation, but the growing concern is declining economic growth.

Bullish Price Action Is Beating Economic Bears, But Trading Is Lopsided

The bulls are winning the argument right now -- and the biggest beneficiary is big-cap technology.

Traders Get a Mini-Quake on Wall Street

The tight action on Tuesday set the day up for high volatility.

Market Trembles, Even After CPI Meets Expectations

Sooner or later, the market is going to have to decide if stocks can keep on running higher into rate cuts -- and that doesn't appear possible.

Market Conditions Suggest a Big Move on the CPI Report

In addition to CPI, there is much talk about the debt ceiling issue.

Trading Range Narrows to Tightest in Months

This was the narrowest range in nearly a year and a half; now we've got the consumer price index coming, and it's a catch-22.

3 Low-Priced Stocks -- And How I'm Trading Them

If you're looking to buy strong stocks on pullbacks, there are opportunities out there.

A Market With Limited Opportunities

The macro environment is very peculiar, which makes for a very bumpy and inconsistent market.

Cybersecurity Stocks Help Protect the Bulls' Story

The action was a good illustration of the uncertainty that is gripping the market, as we now await price index reports.

There Are Three Reasons Why This Market Is So Difficult

If you're having a hard time making progress in this market, it's important to realize why that might be the case.

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