A fireman inspects the wreckage of a Tesla Model S that crashed into a tree in self-driving mode, killing two passengers. Image via KPRC 2 Houston.(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.
Feeling Crypto Heat
Looks like the weekend wipe-out in crypto is affecting assets in general. It’ll be interesting to see if it sticks or not.
Eldar Bob’s Soft Stops
Contributed by Sloper Eldar Bob: This soft stop method is probably not great for an account that is subject to the Wash Sale Rule.
Stops have frustrated me time and again.
Each morning, I start off with a list of positions and their dollar value. There is a list of short term long positions. Among those positions, I have used a different colored pen and put a box around those symbols which might turn against me. Likewise, I have put a box around the dollar size of the holdings which have a nominal value which is greater than my ideal position limit. I have also put a box around the nominal values of names to which I might want to add.(more…)
The $10,000 Surprise
Perhaps you’ve heard that crypto is (once again) crashing:(more…)