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.

Brent Crude Oil vs. WTIC Light Crude Oil

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The price of Brent Crude Oil and WTIC Crude Oil has been heading up, as shown on the following charts.

The question is, will the spread between Brent and WTIC begin to widen again, in favour of Brent, any time soon?

As shown on the last (ratio) chart, after breaking through near-term support, price is attempting to move up on positively-diverging indicators, to suggest that the spread may, in fact, widen. I’ll be watching to see if the MACD histogram moves above zero, along with a positive signal-line cross-over. (more…)

New Features on Slope

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Slope’s greatest success is the community we have built, and I am constantly trying to think of ways to help bring the community together.

In this spirit, there are a couple of new features we’ve added I wanted to bring to your attention. Most of you are already aware that, when entering a comment, there are actually five choices of what style of “comment” you can enter: (more…)