If we’re all to have a slogan for humanity to hang on our walls, it should be, “People Never Learn. Ever.” That last word is particularly important. Because in this most grotesquely over-supported, over-controlled, over-bought market in history, even the hottest IPOs can’t keep the mirage going.(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.
We have had Gainers and Losers on the site for quite a well, and we recently added Volume Leaders.
These are available on a dedicated page and also a Data Panel in SlopeCharts itself (pictured just to the right of these words).
The rules applied to allow a symbol onto this list are as follows:
- previous close > $1.00
- latest price > $1.00
- latest volume > 20k
- issue type = common stock
- market cap > 200m
Most importantly, now this data is real time (as opposed to the most recent trading day). This is actually a pretty important improvement since, let’s face it, big gainers at this very moment are more interesting than big gainers yesterday!
While we’re in the neighborhood, Let’s take a look at a couple…………(more…)
Gap and Go
Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the last 5-day trading week of the year. Equities basically gapped up on Sunday and never looked back. Here is the /RTY.(more…)