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.
Call it the Peloton rally, if you like. This one stock neatly sums up what’s been going on since September 24th. Here we have a company that sells stationary bicycles (with a recurring monthly fee) that has gone up 50% in just a few weeks, reaching lifetime highs virtually every day. Their market cap is $35 billion. Of course, they’ve never earned a single penny.(more…)
Choose Your News & Views
These days, it’s nice to be offered a question to which there is an objective answer.
“What’s the temperature going to be like today?“
“It’ll be cool. You can wear long sleeves.”
Simple. Unless I’m addressing a person with some really weird medical issues or a bizarre desire to be very hot or very cold, I can rely on the fact that, let’s say, I know there’s going to be a high of 67 degrees today, and I can offer an answer which is helpful and accurate.(more…)