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.
These videos are not “news”, but they are quite interesting.
The first one, from early in 2009, shows Congressman Alan Grayson grilling Donald Kohn (of the Federal Reserve, in case it wasn’t screamingly obvious already) about where the $1.2 trillion of taxpayer money was sent (we all know the answer – Goldman Sachs – but it’s fun watching Kohn-head squirm anyway).
Here’s today’s swing-trading watch-list:
Long Nike (NKE)
Well, it’s dead quiet in here; perhaps everyone is frozen with fear about the oatmeal-cooking troll-beast on Wednesday. Who knows.
I’m having a not-too-bad day. I am completely short, and I’m up about 1% for the day (versus the market overall being down about 1/10th that amount). The Dow Jones Composite has pretty much utterly undone the entire October drop. It is simultaneously nauseating and exciting: