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.

Eaton Vance Diamond

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Thanks to SocialTrade Mobile, I saw a user (BearishBull) had posted a wonderful trade idea that had not occurred to me: specifically, shorting Eaton Vance based on its terrific diamond topping pattern. (Oh, and I’ll ask just one more time – – – those using it, please put a review up! It’ll only take a minute, and I’d really appreciate it! Just click the hyperlink earlier in this paragraph, and it’ll whisk you right there.)


Headline Risk

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I wasn’t expecting to see the falling megaphone on SPX and the falling channel on ES break up without a budget and debt limit deal being agreed but hey, here we are. The falling megaphone on SPX has a target back at the highs, so the bulls have the pattern advantage for the moment and we shall see what they will do with that. There is an opportunity here to form an IHS in this area and we could well see a retracement to make the right shoulder on that pattern today. That could well fit with a retest of broken falling megaphone support. SPX 60min 1Mo: (more…)