With the news that SAC Capital Advisors has been indicted (it’s about freakin’ time), it occured to me that the three disgraced hedge fund zillionaires below have something in common. Can you guess what it is? (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.
Shorting R.R. Donnelley
The gap took almost two years to fill, but it pretty much filled, and I’m shorting this stock at present levels. For what it’s worth, they report on the 30th of this month, but I am basing this trade not on earnings speculation, but on the gap fill (and, at present, the beautiful shooting star candlestick that it’s exhibiting today). (more…)
As If Spain Didn’t Have Enough Trouble
Most of you have probably heard the terrible news from Spain about the derailment and the horrifying number of people killed and injured. Incredibly, the event was caught on camera (until the camera, I supposed, was smashed by the train itself). Here’s a bonus photo of Spanish citizens lining up at 2 a.m. to donate blood to help the victims. (more…)
I am delighted to announce the release of SlopeCharts, which you can access from the Charts menu of the site. Everyone has free access to the product (although Slope+ users, God bless them, have special privileges, including access to much more data, the ability to “Favorite” data series, and the power to save customized charts for easy access later). Oh, and remember, the price of Slope+ is about to crank up by 50%, so lock in the low price while you can! (more…)