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.

Backstop

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This whole trade war thing is getting pretty cool, isn’t it? Although I’m always paranoid about a bounce (although tweets, it seems, are losing their efficacy for obvious reasons), I wanted to point out some “Hey, this is getting really interesting” levels to you on some major cash indexes. These are key “break points” for support:

Dow Jones Composite Index
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Dots Upgrade

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We only introduced OptionDots yesterday, but we’ve already made some important improvements.

  • We’ve given you the choice to have just black dots or have color dots to designate in-the-money (green) or out-of-the-money options (red);
  • As you mouse over any dot, it shows you the strike price and expiration;
  • We’ve also added a new option in Preferences that let you control whether or not the SlopeLinks icons are displayed.
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