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.

Addicted to Hitler Radio

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Recently, I found a favorite new thing to listen to in my car: Hitler Radio. I can’t get enough of it!

Now, don’t get excited. I haven’t let me hatred of Lloyd Blankfein, Janet Yellen, and Gary Cohn get the best of me. There is a very innocent explanation for all of this.

You see, a favorite comedian of mine, Norm MacDonald, has a new NetFlix special called Hitler’s Dog. I watched it and enjoyed it, and when I was driving around in my Tesla a few days ago, I shouted out to the voice recognition system, “Play Hitler’s Dog”. I didn’t expect there would be any audio available yet, but it was worth a shot. Instead, I got this……… (more…)

Backtesting Broken Support

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I was saying yesterday that my preferred target for this rally would be a backtest of the daily middle band on SPX. That’s now at 2388.50 and the high today at the time of writing is at 2384.41, so obviously SPX is now in the backtest area. The 60min buy signals on the SPX, ES, NQ & TF charts have now all made target and this is an obvious inflection point. On a reversal back down here the next target on SPX is larger double top support at 2322. On a break above with confidence the obvious next target would be a retest of the ATH and likely marginal new ATH.

Are there reasons to think that bulls may drive SPX through resistance here? Yes there are. Firstly the action so far on SPX/ES is very trendy so far, and I have valid IHS patterns on ES, NQ & TF that are all pointing higher, though in the case of ES that’s only marginally higher to the weekly pivot at 2390.50. (more…)