Slope of Hope Blog Posts
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Back on July 19th, I did a post for Slope+ users which stated the following about Cisco:
It’s interesting to me that a company as large as Cisco, even when viewed over years, has been trading in such a reliable price range. I’d suggest that, given present price levels, as well as the relation of present prices to past conditions, this might be an opportunity to take advantage of the potential for weakness ahead either by way of puts or selling the stock short. A conservative stop-loss price would be 26.32. (more…)
Last week the Silver-Gold ratio (SGR) failed to get with the bear memo as the sector got a hard shakeout, and look what happened. This week through the ups and the downs silver has continued to lead. (more…)
Evidently, the demand for middle-of-the-road chocolate (with or without almonds) has taken the world by storm. It’s pretty cool that until 2010, very few people on Earth had ever heard of or eaten this tasty delicacy. But now that word’s gotten out, people have chocolate fever, and the only cure is Hershey’s! As for myself, I’m shorting this pig. (more…)
Tuesday’s action was almost a picture perfect replica of what we saw last Thursday. Is that a clue that we are going to get the same follow-through afterwards? If so, it would suggest another trip back towards 1680 from here, but again we are left with multiple possibilities on the chart at this time. (more…)