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.

Profit & Loss

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SlopeRules is taking on an increasingly important place in the world of Slope. Indeed, I have again restructured our menu so that this product can have a home (“Develop“) of its own.

An important impetus for this product is to keep it simple. Just now, I took a glance at one of our competitors, and it’s instantly clear from their tutorial that SlopeRules, young as it is, has already outstripped others in terms of straightforwardness. I mean, just look at this:

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Automatic Earth

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We only introduced the Optimize function in SlopeRules two days ago, but we’ve already got two important improvements. (Please read about the Optimize function here if you missed it).

First of all, we have expanded the universe of symbols from merely the 100 components of the $OEX to instead encompass all equities with any reasonable amount of volume. This includes ETFs. Today, we’ll also be incorporating indexes and futures into the optimization database. So be sure to try some experiments with your own symbols now, as they are almost certainly included.

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