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Invest Like a Shark: How a Deaf Guy with No Job and Limited Capital Made a Fortune Investing in the Stock Market by James “RevShark” DePorre

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1. Shark Investing: Empowering the Individual Investor

Most investors confront the stock market like minnows confront the ocean. If they are lucky, they swim around and enjoy a few snacks before they end up as a tasty meal for someone else. Individual investors have a tendency to relinquish control of their financial fate. They invest their money in what they think are good stocks or mutual funds and then do nothing other than hope and pray that the investment seas will treat them kindly. When they do act, they do so out of emotion and without any sort of plan or strategy.

Typically investors have little appreciation of the substantial risks they take with their hard-earned capital by being passive. They buy stocks that are considered "safe" ...

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