If there’s one gauge a great many are convinced is “The” gauge as to whether or not a company, person, idea, or anything else is relevant, along with the equivalent powers of a sorcerers stone: It’s the phenom of social media. Along with the metrics used by the companies responsible for it. (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.
It seems I am at last heading home. I’ll say again how much I appreciate those who have been contributing not only posts but – – volumniously! – to those active participants in the comments section. Hopefully everything will be 100% back to normal Thursday morning. Farewell, arctic vortex! I’ll put up a guest post later today.
Elon Musk and one of his companies, Tesla, had a sensational 2013. TSLA peaked back on September 30th and has lost a lot of its star power since then, but a different Musk firm, SolarCity, might be ready to take its place as the new star. Just take a look not only at the very attractive pattern but, more importantly, the swelling volume. This is a stock that looks like it’s going places.
Every so often we reach an inflection point on SPX where short term direction is particularly hard to call, and when that happens I looks across the main US indices to see what they can tell us. In honor of a particularly brutal drinking game I sometimes played at university I call this an optic run. Today I’m going to post a full optic run review to try and see where SPX is going next. (more…)