I grew up during the Cold War. Around 1983, there was a slew of movies and television shows about nuclear war, such as War Games (1982, I think) and a major two-night television event called The Day After in 1983. There was a particular wrenching scene which is captured below (sorry for the not-great video quality, but you’ll get the idea):(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.
People are so predictable sometimes. That is, after all, the very foundation of technical analysis. But the predictability of people is something I see in running Slope as well. For instance, Slope’s popularity has been gathering steam all year, with a particular inflection point early in February.(more…)
This has been one rough week for the bears, if there are any besides me left. Personally, the roughest one in nine years, by my guess. As a sliver of hope (which, let’s face it, is sloped) I offer the following major cash indexes, which have reached their 50% point on the Fibonacci Retracements.(more…)
When I glanced at HYG just now, I thought it was a data error of some kind. HYG is the boring old corporate high yield bond fund. It just doesn’t move like this. But it’s real. Up 25% in 14 trading days. Thanks to the Fed declaring they are going to pig out on this stuff.(more…)
Only a day or so ago, a Diamond member left this request:
Well, ta-freakin’-da, I’ve done ’em both! Although I confess when zprime29 left this request, I had never heard of a Hull moving average in my life. Suffice it to say that it’s a special moving average which aims to reduce lag.
Let’s take a recap as to the new, improved moving averages in SlopeCharts.(more…)