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.

Binary Options: It’s Not as Complicated as It Sounds

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There are many reasons for both stock traders and gambling enthusiasts to
consider the new binary options trading (also known as digital options).
Approved by the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission as late as 2008, traders
have been enjoying these trading options for a few years. However, the industry
is still very new, offering the beginner a chance to get in and go pro while
the idea is still young. Sound complicated? It isn't. Here are several reasons
why binary options are as simple as pie, even for newbies.

1. Binary Options Offer Minimal Risk



Transports Finally Slipping

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I'm usually not too crazy about shorting symbol IYT (the Transports ETF), since the bid/ask spread tends to be – appropriately, I suppose – wide enough to drive a truck through. But I couldn't help myself yesterday, given the insane runup, and it's definitely showing some signs of weakness.


I am gratuitously including a photo of the new Tim transportation forthcoming, after a long wait.