I have had a deep and abiding fascination with suicide. I was thus captivated when by chance I found out a man had killed himself yesterday, but prior to doing so, he put up an elaborate web site documenting his life, his reasons for killing himself, and his worldview. (The turd-monkeys at Yahoo have taken it down, but I found a mirror site that has most of the pages intact). (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.
Yo Ho Ho
Short Me! Short Me! Short Me!
Short-Term Apple Short
The man’s sex-appeal notwithstanding, I don’t think much of Carl Icahn or his tactics. I also think, on my list of high-tech luminaries, he’d be somewhere down near the bottom, just after Grandma Moses and Yosemite Sam. I’ve shorted AAPL with a stop at 509.27 and a target of 470. If you want to see what kind of amazing magic Icahn can do for a has-been tech outfit, look no further than DELL. (more…)