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 have an extremely important, and long-requested, improvement in SlopeCharts to announce. This has to do with technical studies: specifically, the moving averages.
We recently expanded our moving averages to four kinds – Simple, Exponential, Weighted, and Hull. Now we have taken things a step further by introducing three levels of granularity – Daily, Weekly, and Monthly (whereas before you had no choice but Daily).
You can establish these parameters when you set up any moving average study.(more…)
Stealing Kisses from the Leperous Faces
At some point – – whether it’s next month or next year, or even later – – everyday life will start to take on a more normal appearance. The past three months have been remarkably strange and unprecedented. I was reflecting this morning on what it will be like will the world isn’t obsessed with a very specific virus anymore and gets to about 90% normalcy again (since, believe me, it’ll never be 100%, at least not for years).
Some of the things I look forward to:(more…)
Four Dozen Eggs (1 of 4)
Preface to all four parts: Given the persistence of the recent bounce, I remain relatively “light” with a commitment of just over 100%. I have 48 roughly equally-sized equity shorts with no large ETF positions at all. As always, click on any chart for a larger version, and use the right/left arrows on the image to navigate.(more…)