Just something fun and light for the nighttime – – a favorite little video of mine, and a brilliant spoof of The Beatles from Monty Python’s own Eric Idle:
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.
Vitamin Shoppe Follow-Up
I’ve written before about Vitamin Shoppe, and I’ve got to say, it seems to be following the same steady march downward that Snap, Inc. is doing. Pretty consistent……..
La Dolce Vita
While thumbing through the paper (which has become a munificent source for anecdotes lately), I saw this advertisement. The image is a bit odd because this is a scan of a newspaper, so you can see some of the very exciting specials from the Willows Market advertisement on the other side of the same page. Still, you can make it out pretty clearly:
Time to Short Utilities
Yanking the Wax Away
I know almost nothing about politics in Brazil. I had heard, however, there was a Presidential election on Sunday (that is, yesterday), and the “Donald Trump of Brazil” was rising in the polls. Well, he won, and Brazil equities exploded higher this morning. Examining the Fibonacci retracements, I noticed that we were trading near a possible reversal point, so I shorted the symbol EWZ at 39.37 with a stop at 39.50. It’s up about 1.43% as of this moment. This was definitely a “sell into strength” type moment, because Brazil’s problems are probably bigger than their version of Trump can solve.