Well, I woke up about eleven hours ago, and I’ve still got hundreds of charts to examine. I also feel I’ve kind of done my bit for king & country today, and regular readers have a good sense as to what I think the market is going to do next, so maybe I’ll spare myself the task of another trading post and talk about something wholly unactionable: the latest store to open on University Avenue (which is kind of our Rodeo Drive). (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.
Meredith Whitney Abandoned Her Call Way Too Soon
It was a brilliant call, but she got cowed into submission by the powers that be. She was RIGHT. Unions have created an ungodly cost burden on cities and states. FIrefighters and police officers have NO business pulling down $200,000+ salaries. And bus drivers should NOT be paid six figures. But they are. Because of the unions. Period. (more…)
The Logical Target
Another Mark That Got Rich Off His IPO Before the Tankage
Zuckerberg. Pincus. If I were you, I’d run the other way if some guy named “Mark” wants you to buy his social networking stock. (more…)