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.

Silver/Gold Ratio is a Guide as Inflation Signals Fade Again

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The interplay between gold and silver is a critical component to understanding what is out ahead; to understanding whether long-term Treasury yields will rise and if they rise, whether it will be due to inflationary pressures. It is a critical component to understanding whether cyclical commodities and other aspects of a greater inflation/reflation trade will finally break existing downtrends. Seeā€¦


No Matter How Badly….

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……..your day is going, you’ve got nothing on this guy. He took a loan from American Express, bought a buttload of weekly Amazon call options, took a complete beating, and then took what was left to buy more Amazon calls. Setting aside the insanity of this on the surface, Amazon, I believe, is going to get hammered, so he’s probably looking at a total loss before this is all over.

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