About a year ago, I hardly ever paid attention to gaps. These days, I’m quite fascinated by them, not only as entry opportunities but also as exit signals. One stock I was short, Ctrip.com, offers a beautiful example of this. It gapped up between July 31 and August 1 of last year. Although nearly half a year has gone by, it took that long for the gap to be filled, which happened today (the gap was at 37.46, and today’s low was 37.41 – – an amazing “tag” of the gap). (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.
I am always trying to think of ways to make Slope of Hope better. Just a few weeks ago, I added the “@” feature to the comments section (which you can read about here). As of last night, I added another cool item – – an automatically-changing right column showing not only “hall of fame” items but also stock symbols cited in the comments section. (more…)