Unrelated note: I’ve updated the How to Use Slope video page, so please check it out. Anyway, this week is the last decent week of earnings for 2020. Below are four charts of companies which announce earnings on Friday (in this case, before the open):(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.
Index Options Live!
I am very pleased to let you know that we now support index options in Virtual Trading. Specifically, the symbols $SPX, $NDX, $OEX, $VIX, and $RUT. Here, for instance, is an S&P index option trade I entered:(more…)
The Electric Company
I’ve mentioned BLDP and PLUG many times this year, and they keep chugging along. Today, for some reason, just about anything related to electric batteries seems to be white-hot:(more…)
Finally On Top!
I wanted to call this out, because it surely won’t last – – but we’ve beefed up our Top Ten Traders page (based on the virtual trading system) and a certain someone finally crawled his way to the top spot. There are more improvements coming to this page – – notably, the ability to see what positions each person had in the past and has currently – – and I’m excited to see this taking hold.
GEX Says Beware
The Gamma Exposure Index (GEX) has made some seriously large negative divergences coming into the recent highs. In a simple sense, this shows that net option positioning has turned more and more negative the higher the S&P500 has become. It looks remarkably similar to March. Are we in for a repeat?
If you would like to read more about the GEX, I have attached the white paper below.