Slope of Hope Blog Posts

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Slope vs. Wall Street

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Just for a bit of perspective…………

Short Now And Profit – a sneering takedown of SNAP’s IPO, stating, and I quote, “everything – – everything!! – – about this company screams “ridiculous overvalued bubble”, including, but not limited to, Evan Spiegel’s smug little cleft-chinned face on every magazine cover” and I conclude “Next stop: the teens.”

Snap, Crackle, and Proof” – a much kinder, gentler examination of the Snap organization, about which I speculate “probably owns the world’s largest collection of child pornography

Highly-paid Wall Street analysts, however, had a different take on this, umm, “investment”, as expressed by their buy/sell/hold recommendations on SNAP:


So, yeah – – 30 of them with a “Buy” or “Hold” and 4………count ’em, 4………with a “Sell”.

Let’s see at the close of trading today whose opinion was right.