Home, sweet home! Back where I belong! So here’s a post about a sector I’m finding rather interesting these days: semiconductors. Below is a chart of the semiconductor index, symbol $SOX, and what I suggest is a looming bout of weakness. Below this index I’ve provided four individual semi stocks that I think warrant close observation. My only position now is a whole ton of February SMH put options.(more…)
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.
Pick up the Slack
In a rare moment of enmity with stock buyers, allow me to suggest that Slack Technologies (WORK) may be forming a nice little bullish base, and a push above that price gap at 24.26 would be positive for the stock.
Nothing Could Be Finer than a Short Sale that is Miner
After I dumped my GLD calls this morning, I started to wonder who my next victim would be. My eyes landed on the Metals & Mining ETF, symbol XME, whose long-term chart sports a series of lovely reversals.(more…)
Georgia On My Mind
I drove eight hours on Sunday to visit my parents (Charlotte to Atlanta and back, including a pit stop at the Waffle House, of all places). I’ve lived in the United States my entire life, but good Lord, it’s an entirely different world. Here are a few things I noticed on my drive:(more…)
Stoicism for Slopers
I drove eight hours on Sunday, and I spent the time partly listening to the meditations of Marcus Aurelius. While rich with insights, it’s quite repetitive and long, and I was pleased to find this summary for my benefit, as well as yours. It’s far more palatable. Enjoy your improved self!