Well, I felt like a complete turd-monkey for missing it, but SlopeFest V went off without a hitch. I really wish I could have been there, but two things prevented me from doing so; (1) back-to-back family obligations and (2) the complete lack of a market drop which would have caused me to cheer so lustily that I would have shucked the aformentioned obligations to join my friends. (more…)
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 a comment-cleaner than anything else, but I wanted to mention that my long (yes, gasp, long) idea, Denbury Resources, which has spent months screwing around just above its diamond pattern, is finally turning higher. This could be a powerful move in the months to come.
There’s been a lot of talk lately about Facebook, since its embarassing IPO happened a year ago. I just wanted to spend a moment reflecting on fame and entrepreneurship. First, let’s take a quick look at Facebook and, in the corner, Time Magazine’s Man of the Year from 2011: (more…)
I long-ago abandoned trying to make sense of Priceline’s popularity as a company. I’ve tried to use the service many times, and I wasn’t impressed, but that’s just one person’s experience. This stock lurches to lifetime highs on a near-constant basis.
Based on the latest break, I’d say it’s going to keep churning higher until it reaches a measured move of about $835. This is very similar to what happened last time. (more…)