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.

Peak College

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You may have heard the news this morning that the celebrity parents of bubble-headed Olivia Jade finally gave up their legal fight and have pleaded Guilty to paying huge bribes to get their vapid daughters into USC (which, in those circles, is held up as a superb institution of higher learning). Frankly, Ms. Jade would have done vastly better with a high school diploma and her thriving “influencer” website, but we’re not here to talk about that.

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Cracking the Mirror

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Trading in the past dozen hours has been awfully peculiar. There was a tremendous war of words between the U.S.and China (which, in a normal market, would have sent the market crashing), and yet this morning equities totally recovered their overnight losses and soared into the green. Again.

As of this moment, things seem to be faltering a bit. The small caps have been very strong for a full week, but if this is as much as they make it, we’ll have a slightly “lower high” on our hands.

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