I’m self-employed, so I get insurance through the so-called Covered California system of health insurance. California is one of the many states that decided, in its infinite wisdom, to not hang off the federal government’s healthcare.gov site, but instead spend $100 million of its own to re-invent the wheel. (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.
Something tells me Business Insider is starting to get a little thin on content. They had a prominently-featured article called 28 Killer Home Trading Desks. I’ve got a pretty nice setup myself (three computers, eight monitors, two dogs) and I was curious to see what these “killer” desks were like. Here’s one of them…….. (more…)
Miners are having a pretty lame day; I made a nice little profit on my GDX short. One chart in particular that seems awfully vulnerable to prolonged weakness is this one:
Surely one of the best instances that a band sounds better in concert than the original album. And, yes, I know my 80s is showing.