As you may have heard – the Mole does not read the news. Actually, to be more precise, he avoids it like the pestilent mental contagion it has evolved into over the years. A bit over a year ago I actually wrote a pertinent post in which I encouraged all readers to unplug themselves from the matrix and in its stead adopt a strict information diet as part of an effort to regain peace and mental balance. However, that said, as a financial blogger my readers often feel the need to share with me salient articles, especially those high on the list of needing to be preserved for posterity. (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.
Here’s today’s swing-trading watch-list:
Long Beazer Homes (BZH)
I’ve been more-or-less bullish on Zynga for a while, but always with an asterisk, because it has had failed breakouts before. At a minimum, though, it seems well-positioned to close up its gap from way back in July 2012 (cold comfort to whoever paid $15.91 in March of last year, but still, it’s progress).
Before I start today I’d like to nominate my pick for best chart of this week posted by anyone anywhere, and that was the RUT 15min chart that I posted on twitter on Wednesday night. The version updated to yesterday’s close looks like this. RUT 15min chart: (more…)