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.

Lifetime Lows

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On Tuesday, the market yet again printed (nauseatingly) record highs on many indexes, including the NASDAQ and the Dow Industrials. During troubled times like these, I find it interesting to see what stocks, in spite of the completely fabricated support being thrown at equities, are still down in the dumps. In a normal market, these companies would have already gone bankrupt (or at least been delisted).

Take, for instance, FitBit, a one-hit wonder which continues to collapse into AAPL-created irrelevance.



Wings on Our Heels

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I’m very much in “movie mode” lately, since there’s so much interest in my screenplay. This is a fun clip, because they talk about the specifics of this clip from a moviemaker’s perspective:

We are here today to give thanks……for the life of Harold Abrahams……to honor the legend.
Now there are just two of us. Young Aubrey Montague……and myself……who can close our eyes……and remember those few young men……with hope in our hearts……and wings on our heels……..