Well, folks, you know how hard I work on the blog, and how little I go on vacation (approximately never), but I am going to spend the rest of the day traveling across land and sea to take a holiday with my family through Monday. This does not mean Slope goes dark (unlike some blogs whose owners take frequent holidays and basically blow off their readers for the duration). It does mean, however: (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.
Bill Gross and Jeffrey Gundlach are magnificent bond fund managers, they are known as the bond kings. Recently, both bond kings have suffered large redemptions within their bond funds as losses are realized due to interest rates rising. (more…)
While the MSM instigates reasons why we should give a damn about what people who have little control over the T bond market were thinking at the last meeting, why don’t we just tune it all out and manage the markets instead? (more…)
So many stocks that have struck me as gorgeous short setups – – yet did nothing for weeks on end – – are at long last finally starting to melt down, as God intended. Of my 93 positions, 28 of them are jumping-up-and-down shorts, one of which, TCK, is shown below. I am delighted that things are starting to crack. Let’s just hope the jokers at the Fed don’t poop in the punch bowl now that things are finally working out. (more…)