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.

An Object Lesson in Greed

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I don’t watch television, but I heard an interview with Howie Mandel (on Gilbert, of course) about the revival of his Deal or No Deal show. I say, good for Howie, because he’s really reinvented himself and is a success later in life. But this isn’t about Howie………it’s about a contestant who was on a few days ago. Just watch this.

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Crack Addict

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What a strange week so far, and we’re only talking about two trading days. Monday was the bullgasm, with Santa Claus Rally on everyone’s lips. Tuesday was “I am Tariff Man” day, when all the G20 gains were set on fire. As for the question “what next?” my main focus is on the key price levels I’ve spotted below for these respective indexes. Most of them are gap-related, but not all of them.

The Dow Jones Composite:

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