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.

The Nicest Kids in Town

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Given the absolute tidal wave of new Slopers, I wanted to offer a few quick links as to how to participate in the community. There is no better community on the Internet for traders than Slope. This group is more intelligent, more participatory, and kinder than any other trading realm.

Here are the links that will help you:

  • Profile Editor to make sure you’ve got a cool avatar; the default avatar makes you look like a spammer. Don’t be that guy.
  • The Blog is where the comments live. At the bottom of every post is where do comments. There are typically several hundred a day, and several thousand on crazy days.
  • Here’s a Guide to using comments.
  • The Search Engine lets you search through our millions of historical comments that have been left over the years.
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Surviving Shorts One

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Only a few weeks ago, I had something like 80 different short positions. As I have continuously whined, every single one that I covered went on to much larger losses (that is to say, profits). This weekend, I wanted to show you the charts of my “surviving” short positions. I’ve broken them up into two groups: one for each day of this weekend. There are eighteen total. Here are nine of my continuing short positions (click on any image for king-sized):

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