Preface to all parts: Next week is the biggest earnings week of the quarter. Here are five major stocks that are announcing in the timeframe mentioned in the subject line of this post. Click any chart for a large version; in some cases, I’ve zoomed in to the most germane portion; otherwise, the whole history is displayed.(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.
Night versus Cash
My hand to God, this market cannot hold on to a selloff to save its freakin’ life. Once again, the market was weak all night long, and the millisecond the cash market opened, whoosh, it was utterly undone.(more…)
Cruel & Unusual
For obvious reasons, I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for stock market bears. Something has been going on recently which compels me to comment on this topic, and it’s probably an event in our little subculture here that you know about: the saga of Citron and GME.
Citron appears to be pretty much a one-man show, that man being Andrew Left, and its specialty seems to be in the most classic tradition of short-sellers, which is to discover frauds (or at least very shaky businesses) which are overvalued and profit from their demise. Their most famous recent target is GameStop (GME), and it hasn’t been demising at all:(more…)
There are a couple of south-of-the-border ETFs that looked poised for more weakness. One of them is EWW, which is Mexico:(more…)