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.

The Horrors of AH Trading

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On Tastytrade today, they were talking about earnings plays: two in particular caught my attention: Twitter (TWTR) and GoPro (GPRO). My opinion was that Twitter would go up a few dollars (see, I’m not always bearish!) and that GPRO, being a one-product, camera-on-a-stick silly company, would go down.

Well, watching Twitter, I was embarrassed at my guess for a few minutes, but………

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Technical Analysis Grab-Bag

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Tonight, I’m going to fall back on a library of existing content that I worked hard on late last year: specifically, a series of videos about different aspects of charting. I’m doing this not only because I think some folks here might enjoy some of these videos, but also because there’s really not much new to say about this market. We’re range-bound, and it’ll be more than interesting to see if tomorrow morning’s jobs report simply provides us another push downward (which the range would imply) or breaks us out of it.

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Range Rage

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Well, I’m going to file this under “What was I thinking?” This weekend, I made a point of saying how it looked like we were at the lower end of a range we’ve been in since the start of the year. Freakishly, I was loaded up on short positions. (In all sincerity, the individual charts did look bearish, but we all need to respect the power of the market as a whole to move individual stocks). In any event, somewhat predictably, we have powered higher all week……

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