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.

Flip Fantasia

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I did a post suggesting Bitcoin as a buy when it was about $3800. A few weeks ago, I suggested the price may have peaked due to it hitting a Fibonacci retracement. Well, the “animal spirits” unleashed the past month have been felt most strongly with crypto, and it blew right past it……..to the NEXT Fibonacci level! So I’d like to suggest, once again, maybe we’re peaking. I wouldn’t dare short it, but I think we won’t get past $11,500 or so.

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Palo Alto Plunges

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I’ve lived in Palo Alto since 1984. The local papers around here (the Palo Alto Weekly and the Daily News) are funded almost entirely through ads for real estate, so it’s pretty easy to keep one’s pulse on real estate by way of how many ads there are, how large they are, and what they emphasize. I will say, however, that in the past 35 years, I have never witnessed two particular words of the English language until now.

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