This is a fascinating graphic of the debt-to-GDP ratio of countries around the world. The worst is, over course, Japan. The United States, however, is almost near the center of this debt hell. (As opposed to, say, Hong Kong, which has a debt to GDP ratio of a mere 1%). Does all this debt matter? So far, apparently not. But I still can’t accept that there is absolutely no consequence. Click on the graphic for a more readable horror show:
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.
When I checked the mail today, I had a number of these innocuous looking items:(more…)
Ed Carpenter Racing’s Bitcoin-sponsored number 21 Chevrolet came in 5th in Sunday’s Indy 500.(more…)
Here’s a little tidbit you won’t ever see mentioned on CNBC. The longer markets remain range bound the more gamma risk continues to build up. Which is something you ought to be very worried about, even if you are not an options trader per se.(more…)