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.

From Bullish to Bearish

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This does not serve my own selfish purposes of wanting people to hang out on the site all day long, but I must say, this market remains godawful boring. All the same, I feel some commentary is warranted, so below I present what I consider some important U.S. equity indexes, with the most bullish-behaving at the top and the most bearish at the bottom. I’ve put some remarks in the caption of each:

The Dow 30 Industrials hit yet another lifetime high today in this dozen-year long bull market.
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Completely Unplugged

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Not long ago, all you needed to to as a company to guarantee success as a financial entity was to somehow associate yourself with electric cars. That’s over. Just take a look at the corrosive erosion taking place across the entire sector. My view is that this collapse has only just started, and I’m not even including the outright frauds you already know and shan’t be repeated here.

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Gold is Garbage

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Precious metals, my ass. For months on end, precious metals and their miners have been crumbling in spite of every possible advantage going their way (countless trillions of fiat being printed, raging inflation, and so forth). This entire sector looks like it’s simply going to keep melting away, while the 0’s and 1’s of crypto rage ever higher to lifetime highs on a nearly daily basis.

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