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.
We Don’t Need Another Hero
In spite of all evidence to the contrary, I’ve never been a nerd. I’ve never played Dungeons & Dragons in my life. I never was particularly good at computer programming. And I was never into comic books.
Having said that, I’m wading into unfamiliar waters when I observe anything from the world of comics, and it certainly isn’t anything I follow. But I was struck by this news that just tumbled out:(more…)
Virgin Will Lead The Way
It seems goofy to spend so much time focusing on this $0 revenue, $0 profit, zero customer outfit, but it’s a powerful proxy for the animal spirits of the inexperienced traders out there. Looks like another U-turn has been complete.(more…)
March’s Last Bar
Making God Laugh
Perhaps you’ve heard of the way to make God laugh: tell him your plans. I suspect the treasonous fool Jerome Powell fits in that category. Behold the four charts below.(more…)