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.

Eat the Rich

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Oh, this is going to be good. I’ll be watching this one tonight. Of course, I’ve written about Varsity Blues before, such as here. One huge irony for me is that my beloved son was welcome with open arms to Stanford legitimately, and he’s already completely transcended it. Maybe one day I’ll write about it, but not now. I’m proud of my boy, though, and no bribes were involved. (Only because the crude photoshop of me as a bodybuilder yielded nothing but disastrous results with the admissions committees of our once-great republic).

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Played Like a Fiddle

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OK, the Fed day is over (we get eight of them a year), and Jerome managed to play the entire market like a master violinist. In our new USSR economy, the Fed is presumed to have clairvoyance beyond all others, and can confidently predict what’s going to this year, and next year, and even the year after that. That’s right: the Fed can tell you what the world is going to look like in 2023. Their Gartman-level track record gives them this right.

Thus, after a deep red morning, we saw this in the NQ………

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Fundamentally Flawed

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It’s breathtaking that people are being told what a good value stocks are, and what a great time it is to get into equities. Naturally they are going to be told this, because a multi-trillion dollar industry profits from it. No one makes money from people fleeing. But the long-term P/E clearly shows that, with the exception of the year 2000 (since so many companies had NEGATIVE “earnings”) we are higher than ever.

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