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.

Light Crude Oil Breakout Imminent

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Senator Lindsey Graham unleashed a series of tweets Saturday morning after learning of drone attacks on Saudi oil refineries.

I’ve yet to hear whether the Saudis will blame/have blamed Iran for the attacks and whether war will eventually be declared against them. It’s been reported that, “Houthi rebels – who are backed by Iran in a yearslong Saudi-led war against them in Yemen – have reportedly claimed responsibility for the attacks and have vowed that further attacks could be expected in the future.”

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Greatest Hit

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When I have a post I think is especially good, or at least interesting, I cross-post it over on ZeroHedge. This probably only happens about 2% of the time. The most recent cross-post I did was about how few day traders make money. Here on Slope, it was called Teller Yourself (link here), although I called it “I’m Gonna Get Rich!” on ZH, since I have to be a little more on-the-nose in that part of the web.

What is striking to me is how popular the post is. Typical contributor posts get a handful of views and almost no comments. Observe the item below. You can see the posts flanking mine got maybe 100 views and a total of 1 comment. For my own, I am approaching 30,000 views and 70 comments. Clearly, I’ve struck a chord.

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