First of all, I have just put up a very cool Slope+ post, and I remembered that it has been a long, long time since I’ve promoted the service at all. Thus, I am offering a free month of Slope+ to those who want to give it a try (and, if nothing else, check out my awesome post). You can learn about Slope+ on this page, and you can subscribe on this page, using the coupon code sellinmay (as in “Sell in May and go away…..”) as shown below. (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.
My list of short setups I am following:
It occurred to me last night I hadn’t mentioned SocialTrade in a while. Every time I use this product, I am impressed by how oh-so-cool it is. Slopers have contributed over 13,000 items into the SocialTrade database, and more stuff tumbles in each day. If you’re newer to Slope, or otherwise haven’t really checked out SocialTrade, I encourage you to check out the videos on this page (at least the first one, at the top). It’s a fantastic way to research, get new ideas, and share charts with others.
If nothing else, click on the SocialTrade menu (look! up there! upper-left!) and explore.
The following 11 1-Year Daily charts show the 9 Major Sectors, plus Housing and Biotech.
You can see that Technology (XLK), Industrials (XLI), Materials (XLB), Energy (XLE), and Consumer Staples (XLP) have been the strongest performers, of late. The laggards have been Housing (XHB) and Biotech (IBB) (more…)
My love of classical music was born in a strange way: from a complete obsession with A Clockwork Orange as a teenager. (Hard to believe, but I used to dress up as Alex whenever I could; seriously). I just watched it again for probably the 40th time today. Below is a favorite scene. I could say I didn’t fantasize about hitting Yellen in the balls with my cane, throwing her into the Potomac, and slicing her hand open………but I must be honest with Slopers, so I won’t.