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…)
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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…)
Hi to everyone, this is something new on Slope of Hope (unless you have been following this blog since inception…).
Retracement Levels Ltd. publishes Quantitative Market Analysis like this for the SPX index since 2008, roughly 1600 daily articles have been published so far, on a daily basis. What we do is to analyze the market trend for selected indexes, using exclusively our proprietary quantitative measurements. Our analysis is called “Quantitative Analysis”, and it is different in name and substance from “Technical Analysis”. (more…)