Yes, yes, the China trade talks. I know. The market is always one tweet away from a mega-rally. All the same, here are fourteen stocks I just shorted.(more…)
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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.
As the owner of a Tesla Model S, I got an email yesterday from the car manufacturer proudly stating that they were now offering insurance. The “angle” seemed to be that, since they have so much information about each car (where it’s driven, how fast it’s driven, and so on) they could more intelligently price insurance and, who knows, maybe save you some cash.(more…)
It certainly looks like the bulls have given the bears the old heave-ho, doesn’t it? Sickening as it is, those same goddamned three words – Trade Talk Optimism – is what is sending stocks soaring.(more…)
I’ve got a terrific new feature on Slope to announce.
Whenever we create a new product or feature, there is sometimes a “chicken and egg” problem. The recent introduction of the ability to share study sets is a perfect example of this.
In this instance, the feature is only really useful if a lot of people have contributed their study lists to it, and since I was the only one who had done so (by definition), I had to pretty much beg, plead, and cajole people into doing so until a few people, God bless ’em, finally stepped up to the plate.(more…)
The Powers That Be can read charts too, ya know. This morning, right when we were about to start a beautiful breakdown, wouldn’t ya know it, for absolutely no particular reason, the market was saved again. Miraculous, ain’t it? So we remain rangebound. 2900 on the top and 2855 on the bottom. Break either one, and watch the market rocket in that direction.(more…)