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.
The Latest Thing
If there’s one good thing that can be said about this election cycle, it’s that there was a tremendous swell of citizen interest in participation.
One huge winner today is Google (umm, Alphabet) which has roared above its resistance and is at lifetime highs.(more…)
Six Feet Under
There are very few short ideas I mentioned more often over the years than CBL & Associates, due to its sensational analog pattern. I think I did about a dozen posts in total, such as this one. Now that it has declared bankruptcy, and stopped trading at nine pennies a share, I think we can bid this chart a fond farewell and put it in the Hall of Fame for analogs.
As “blue” a reputation as California has, I can tell you as a person fairly well acquainted with the state propositions, the results are quite conservative, in the classic GOP sense. The voters said NO to race-based hiring decisions, NO to dropping the voting age, NO to rent control, and NO to meddling with dialysis clinics.(more…)