Gee, I thought things were just peachy again, what with the Dow above 30,000 and all.
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.
Candy Cane Horses
Where I live, the amount of wealth surrounding me has done nothing but increase. Considering the growing number of desperate, impoverished people that I see – – – there’s a huge homeless camp right near the Apple headquarters! – – it’s quite grotesque.
Tim Cook, a billionaire, lives four blocks from my house. Marissa Mayer, a couple of blocks from Cook. Mark Zuckerberg is five blocks away, and I’ve lost track how many billions he’s got. The place is awash with personal assets that are borderline criminal, and yet this holiday season, I am thinking of a worthless tree.(more…)
Let Me Put It This Way
With an eye toward the new year, I’ve entered eight small Put positions, as shown here. These are a mix of Jan, Feb, and Mar expirations. Incidentally, this screen shot is from Slope itself, since it is capable of showing brokerage information (and letting you trade) if you are on Tradier.(more…)
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Put Your Tray Table Up
I think Boeing is going to start hitting some air turbulence, provided it does not exceed that price gap at $250.