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.

A Lot of Losers

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I’ve never traded a share of Twitter in my life, but I have one simple point to make: the vast majority of trading volume has already occurred at prices which put owners of the company into a loss. Take a good look at the substantial volume as TWTR was trading between current prices and $75: those are a lot of people who are very unhappy with their position and would really like to get out. That is a massive amount of overhead supply that’s going to act as a brick wall to higher prices. (more…)

ES Quantitative Analysis

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Before we publish the ES Quantitative Analysis for today, a couple of clarifications:

1) the Analysis product presented here is NOT a trading system, in other words we simply use our quantitative metrics to analyze the chances (odds) for the ES market to change trend direction at certain price levels – the decision about Position Sizing, Stop Loss and exact price trading execution levels are entirely up to the single trader/investor (more…)