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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.
Yesterday evening, I was pissed and irked to see the ES rip higher based on the announcement that the Vice Premier of China would be heading to Washington. Turns out I got all worked up over nothing. The area I’ve tinted shows the spike, which the market has wisely concluded is beyond all measure of unimportant. I’m seriously not sure what these algos are thinking.(more…)
I had an interesting graphic sent to me this morning showing the top twenty-five tech companies. Most of these are familiar U.S. names, although some of you might not recognize all of them (like TenCent, for example, which is Chinese, although they’ve got a nice building here in Palo Alto). Click on the graphic for better legibility.