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.
Dying To See Star Wars
One of the trending hashtags on Twitter in recent weeks was #ForceForDaniel, a campaign to get an early screening of the new Star Wars movie for a dying fan, Daniel Fleetwood. Director J.J. Abrams had the film screened for the man at his home, as The Verge noted below.
It wasn’t the first time, incidentally, that Abrams accommodated a dying fan: In 2009, he gave the late Randy Pausch (of Last Lecture fame) a cameo in his Star Trek reboot.
A Boost For Disney (more…)
Remember Iconix? I prattled on about its head and shoulders pattern (tinted in yellow below) so much that I got embarrassed mentioning the symbol any more, but I did “re-mention” it in this post from earlier this year. Well, I’d never have guessed it could fall so far, but the 85% plunge is nothing short of breathtaking. I mean, just…………wow.
In celebration of oil’s munificence this week.
This snapshot from this morning pretty much sums it up:
- Attractive young women showing off their legs;
- Dennis Gartman being treated as some kind of guru.
Here’s today’s swing-trading watch-list:
Long Netflix (NFLX)