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.
May, 2012: “Gary = Dumb Investor”, which was a memorable comment
response (among many) to the SeekingAlpha version of this bullish
article: Dumb Money Sold in May and Went Away
Presently, I am an “idiot” and a “doomer” for being ‘risk vs. reward’ bearish on the US markets.
Excerpted from NFTRH 225:
Promotion (Dictionary.com): something devised to publicize or advertise a product, cause, institution, etc.
The title implies a bear writer about to write bearish things. I get
it. I guess I am a bear writer now because I can no longer be a bull
writer. That is because my b/s detector is calibrated to its most
sensitive setting and usually begins sounding early. The b/s detector
went off early last May and the bullish analysis had to endure through a
very volatile summer. Now it is the same, in reverse.
As long as I've been doing this, I can still be astonished at charts. My charts, at least.
Everyone knows the HerbaLife story. I have no position, and given what's going on, I kind of lost interest in shorting this issue, but I just now glanced at the stock.
Let's take a really close look at that trendline, shall we?
Un. Be. Lieveable.
This is as unscientific as it gets, but I think we bears might be getting an upper paw here. This is the second day in a row I've been totally short and have shown a profit all day long in spite of the market being bid up by TPTB. (The Russell is, once again today, making an all-time high price, higher than at any time in human history).
Something tells me our bullish friends may be out of gas. We'll see…….