As minor as this “show the name in the watermark” feature seemed, I’m actually already quite fond of it. Anyway, I’ve overlaid three exponential moving averages (200, 100, 50) on top of some major U.S. stock market cash indexes. I’ve ranked them from what I consider to be the strongest at the top to the weakest at the bottom. Let’s roll through these:(more…)
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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.
I always enjoy hearing from users who want specific improvements. One newer user sent me a long list of ideas, most of which were excellent. We got a couple of the smaller ones done straightaway, and they’re deployed. First off, we’ve added a new watermark to Preferences, which is to display the description on the chart.(more…)
I don’t tend to interact with others much. The only folks I email regularly are those doing development work for me, and anyone who knows me knows that I’ll never have a conversation on the phone. Of course, I receive plenty of emails, and 99.9% of them are either neutral or pleasant, although there are exceptions, like this gem from yesterday:(more…)
Here are some relatively young stocks that have been doing well. Of these three, I’d say Slack Technologies (WORK) is my favorite.(more…)
My good friend Serge got in touch with me this morning and suggested I take a close look at the 50-week moving average vis a vis the S&P 500 cash index. He showed prior bear markets in which that indicator served as an important resistance level. I like it!
It what has become a big weekly event – – until a couple of months ago, it wasn’t even on anyone’s radar – – the initial jobless claims came out today, and it’s another big’un. It’s diminishing, of course, but “diminishing” is relative.(more…)