Slope of Hope Blog Posts
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If you were waiting for a good time to short Hewlett Packard, this is probably it. It has a gap from back in February 22, 2012 at $27.78, which makes for a clean stop price. I think today’s pop is a choice chance to short into strength. (more…)
I’m packing for the long weekend and travelling today, and many others will be doing the same, so volume into the end of the week is likely to be feeble. I will just post one chart today and this will most likely be my last post until Wednesday 4th December, though I’ll most likely post the odd chart on twitter between now and then. (more…)
Those of you good people who read ZH are well-acquainted with the eerie correlation between the EUR/JPY and the S&P 500 (of all things). The “carry trade” is so screamingly obvious, it’s nauseating; it’s almost like they don’t even need to bother having separate markets: (more…)
There’s probably nothing more important to the future survival of equity bears (Earth’s most precious resource and by far its most endangered species) than for interest rates to push higher. I am therefore watching ZB closely, day to day. The worse ZB gets, the better my prospects become. So far, it is adhering nicely to a sawtooth downslope. May it continue to do so! Breaking above 133.31 would damage this pattern. (more…)