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.

Making New Videos

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I’ve been making some changes on Slope. For instance, the home page is literally about 95% smaller than it was before. I got rid of the three foot tall home page and replaced it with simple text.

I’m also replacing all of my “how to use Slope” videos with a totally different angle. Instead of just going through them menu by menu, I am creating videos based more on what kind of person is watching them. Here’s my first one, and it’s for the crypto crowd:

Inflation This Week

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The big economic data this week comes on Wednesday and Thursday mornings, at which time we get the latest data on how “transitory” inflation is behaving.


Because, as a reminder, the Fed’s insistence on providing trillions of dollars of fresh wealth to their billionaire friends is ostensibly to goose up inflation, which in turn is ostensibly oh-so-good for the average Joe, whom of course is Jerome’s main concern. Because, you know, dual mandate. After all, inflation has been utterly flat for decades, particularly once Dick Nixon took hold: