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.

What a Voice!

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If You Could Read My Mind (Gordon Lightfoot) is a favorite song of mine. I was curious if there was anything on YouTube with him doing a live performance of this song. This is often a disappointing search, since 95% of the time I seek a live performance of anything, I get is a lip-synched schtick with the performer standing in front of the microphone. Not this time. This is simply amazing. (And thank heavens this is preserved; I found a clip from 2010 of him singing the same song, and suffice it to say the one below is the one worth remembering).

Melting Away

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You could be pretty much assured the market’s stupid rally earlier today was going to collapse, since I was at “peak whine” with my trading buddy (and same-sex spouse) Northy. I need crude oil to fall, however! It is keeping my portfolio from enjoying a full-on onslaught of profits. Crude oil, I have had ENOUGH of you; Gartman is bullish, so why can’t you fall?!?!? Anyway, here’s the small caps, threatening support………