Slope of Hope Blog Posts
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On a day when the net change in the Dow Industrials was 0.15%, a bevy of important new trading ideas doesn’t exactly leap to mind. Instead, I’d like to share a trio of suggestions for Slopers who might have overlooked or forgotten about some nice features unique to the site.
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I shall refrain from the magnum opus of obscenities I would like to type right now and simply say: goodness gracious me, this market is annoying. Here’s what the NQ did from the opening bell forward:
My penchant for the cross-section between real estate and retail is well-known, and I’m mentioned one particular short – DDR Corporation – many times, such as here . It took a long, long time, but it finally did what it’s supposed to do. Huzzah! May this be just the beginning.
The massive financials analog continues to play out beautifully. We may see a little strength (or not) after all the recent weakness, but I think the die is cast. The financials, by way of XLF below, should ideally stay below 27.08 from here on out.
Welcome to the second half of the year, everyone. I’ll start by recognizing that Slope of Hope has never had a more transformative quarter than the one we just completed. The site was re-launched with a totally new infrastructure and appearance, and we are better positioned now to create and release new products. You’ll be seeing the fruits of these efforts as the year continues.
As for the market, it’s incredibly easy to describe: 2700 at the bottom and 2750 at the top. Bang, bang, bang. I think they’re making it a little too obvious, don’t you agree?