I have 45 “live” short positions, which I’ve broken into three equal chunks this weekend. As always, click on any image for a big version. I have zoomed in on what I consider the most germane portion of history.(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.
BlackRock has been moving to redefine its identity from a firm focused on index investing to a firm that emphasizes ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) investing. However, one organization argues that this move is less about doing something good for investors and more about enabling BlackRock to charge more in management fees.(more…)
The Fed is trying its damnedest to keep this from cracking. Here’s the RTY. I stand at 133% committed with 61 shorts and 2 puts.