Slope of Hope Blog Posts

Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.

More Than One Tim

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After completely embarassing myself by stamping my little feet about someone bashing "Tim" – only to find out they were talking about Tim Cook – I must remind myself that there are a lot of Tims on the planet.

I've always liked my name; it's unusual enough not to be common, but it's common enough not to be weird. Below is a clip of one Tim – a Tiny one – which is a great cultural artifact (with Goldie Hawn's legs at the end as a bonus).

AAPL Tests Primary Support (by Springheel Jack)

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SPX closed at the upper weekly bollinger band on Friday for the fourth week running. This can last a while, but it's worth noting that at this stage we are unlikely to see big moves above the upper band and that band is only rising about ten points per week. Short term upside is therefore limited and any further moves up under the band before we see a significant retracement are likely to be slow: