As I type this, the House has passed yet another fund-the-government-a-few-more-days resolution, so now it’s up to the Senate. And when I look at the face below, I see a man of action. I see a man of strength. I see a man who will not compromise. Actually, none of that is true. What I see is a chinless, feckless dweeb who would utterly fail anywhere except the poisonous swamp of Washington D.C. But I suspect he and his insipid colleagues will vomit up enough votes to get the vital, vital services of our federal government running a little while longer. And thank GOD for that, right?
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.
A New Trend?
For some reason, Alcoa is traditionally the first major company to announce during earnings season, and this was the result last night…….
Utilities Begin Phase Two of Breakdown
Real Estate Bears Strengthen
Of my five long-term option put positions (expiration: January 2019), by far my favorite is bonds, symbol TLT. The pattern is about 70% complete at this point, but if it finishes, hoooooooo boy.