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.

Fear: One Tim: Zero

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Grrrrrrr. I hate what this market has done to me. I was looking at the ridiculous “bad news is good news” ramp this morning, and I was staring at ths SPY thinking, “OK, this is the most obvious short set-up in the world. Only a moron wouldn’t short this rally.” But I decided to be a moron and do nothing. And, bang, as God intended, it is falling apart. Reality is starting to enter the market again, people. Set-ups that look good probably are good again. The Fed is starting to lose control, bit by bit. In the end, we’re going to win. But we can’t win unless we’re willing to step up. (more…)

One Thing Ugly Can’t Cure

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As the new Anti-Christ, the disgusting and demonic Janet Yellen hopes to totter her way into glory by enjoying the same free ride the soon-to-be-former Anti-Christ, Benjamin {Middle Name Redacted for the Sake of Political Correctness} Bernanke enjoyed: specifically, to puke $85 billion per month (or more) into the market, keeping the sheeple shut up and the rich ever-richer. (more…)