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.


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I work so hard for you people. I honestly do. And I am slowly losing my mind. Really.

Remember how I was pissing and moaning about the huge bank which had the completely error-free, totally screwed-up options playbook? The bank that rhymes with the word Rally? Well, I shouldn’t pick on them. Because EVERY SINGLE “PLAYBOOK” OUT THERE HAS ERRORS!

The most recent one I stumbled upon was from a huge financial institution which rhymes with Ridelity Investments. Oh my GOD, I cannot believe what I’m having to deal with here. Just check this out:


Puts & Calls

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I am just two strategies away from finishing this {colorful adjectives redacted} options strategy guide. It’s been a lot of work, but aided greatly by the nearly heroic efforts of a number of Slopers who have been double-checking and proofreading.

The presentations of payoffs is, by definition, lagging behind the writing, but it’s progressing too. Even though we have some complex strategies already running, we only just now got plain old vanilla puts and calls working (both long and short). We’re getting there, my friends!

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