It seems that the lifting of election uncertainty was just the tonic that the market needed. As of this post (written on Sunday evening), equities are exploding higher and getting close to lifetime highs. The NQ is up the strongest, well more than 2% and approaching its peak from early September (see horizontal line):(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.
Six by Six (Part 5)
Preface to all six parts: I ended the week with thirty-six short positions (about equally weighted, and all in the green!) Below are six of them. I have zoomed in on what I consider the most germane portion of the chart.(more…)
Well, Shut My Mouth!
I’d like to show you a blurry image:(more…)
The Once & Future Chapelle
I was so excited to see Chapelle last night on SNL that I did the unthinkable and subscribed to Hulu (OK, OK, a free trial). What’s incredible, of course, is what a “bookends” moment this was. Dave was on four years ago, following the shocking Trump victory, and he was on last night, following the latest turn of events of Election 2020. Here is 2016 (and take careful note of the cautious optimism he expressed at the end):(more…)