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.
William Gann, Richard Wyckoff, Jesse Livermore and Jim Hurst all believed cycles are present in the market and price action was not always random. W D Gann would determined the vibration(s) of a stock (ie cycle) and then apply Gann Angles to the trend of the vibration to look for trading opportunities. (more…)
I’ve long had a fascination with Marissa Mayer. She’s obviously very smart (but, let’s face it, also very lucky – her timing with Google was spot-on), and Yahoo’s stock price has absolutely soared under her watch. Yes, she’s vain (witness the Vogue photograph below), but her famously creepy laugh, I think, helps humanize her. Her house is just a few blocks from my own, and she has far and away the coolest (and most candy-generous) setup for Halloween, so it is a must-visit on the trick-or-treat list around here. (more…)