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.

The Face Of A Sequester Victim

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(Note: Iggy asked me to post this for him, so in spite of the by-line, it really is by Iguanadon………)

Hello Slopers,

That’s right, it’s Iggy, with a header post. A first! And it’s not about bacon, dogs or kitchen remodeling. It’s about the world we live in, or more so, the country we live in.

We’ve all heard about the sequester and personally I was all for it. The government wastes hundreds of billions of dollars a year and it’s time to make cuts. The 85 billion sequester is a good start. (more…)

The Phases of Apple’s Entire Public History

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I know that the Cupertino-based tech giant has been talked to death, but my relationship with Apple is, I think, a fairly special one, so I wanted to share my own view as to the principal phases the company has been through over the years of its public ownership. I’ve laid out the entire price chart of Apple from its IPO to the present day and have tinted what I consider the main eras: (more…)

Wednesday Musings

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ES made good progress yesterday and made and exceeded my first upside target.We have now reached a level where we may see a big reversal to complete the possible H&S forming on the SPX chart. Will we see that reversal? I don’t know yet, but we are starting to see a significant reversal signaled by strong negative divergence on the 60min RSI. If rising support from the last low breaks, and that’s now in the 1555 ES area, then I’ll be looking for a retest of last week’s low to complete that H&S:

130424 ES 60min Trendlines and RSI (more…)