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.

Aww, Quit Yer Bitchin’

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Welp, time to exercise my cherished First Amendment right again……..

Every morning, part of my dog walk ritual involves picking up the charmingly-named Daily Post, which is Palo Alto’s local paper. Besides the front page articles, one of my favorite tidbits is the Celebrity File, which typically covers a variety of interesting famous-person shenanigans or news. So today I was greeted with this headline and these stories…….



Triple-Energy Whoosh

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Since the god-damned bulls got eight years to suck off the government teat, how about we bears we an eight years of destruction and mayhem, just to even the score? I could really get used to a market like this, where my short positions fall every single day.

One other success is a long position, but don’t get fooled into thinking I’m bullish on anything except the complete failure of this administration. My triple-bearish-on-energy fund, which I’ve been screeching about endlessly, has really taken off nicely. Sure, there could be some backing and filling, but I think we’re into a whole new era for the energy sector. Yer welcome.