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.

Ten Funds That Matter

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When things get quiet – – and they have become SO quiet lately, as if people have decided just to call the entire year a “wrap” at this point – – I like to trot out the ETFs and speak in general terms about what I’m seeing. So that’s what we’ll do this with post. Below are ten exchange traded funds, with some commentary in the caption of each. As usual, click on any chart for a much larger version.

slopechart DBC
Commodities continue to hover in their “stalled” position I think it’s going to just hover below that horizontal until it finally succumbs to economic gravity.

Magellan or Drake?

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It seems hard to believe, but we’ll be celebrating Slope’s 16th birthday in just a few months. In advance of that, me team and I are focusing on infrastructure improvements. In the midst of doing so, I’m looking to improve the navigation of Slope to make sure as many people know of all the helpful tools and features available to them here. With so much on the site, it’s easy for things to become forgotten.

I made an attempt toward this goal earlier this year, by making some pages specific to kinds of user. There’s a home page for equity traders. There’s a home page for options traders. And, of course, there are the home pages for the different levels of service, like Sloper, Gold, and so forth. But none of these are going to win any international design awards.