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.

Champing at the Bit

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I dislike three-day weekends as it is, but it’s been even worse this time, because I’ve got a mountain of cash ready to wire into my crypto account to amp up my trades, but since bankers only work 3 days out of the year, I’m having to wait until the morning. URGH. But at least it’s getting close. Here are a smattering of crypto charts that continue to look great (as always, clicking a chart will yield a big one, and you can see the symbol and name in the upper left). I have very deliberately chosen new charts that I haven’t shared before (I have no positions………yet!)

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Do Some Lines

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I am pleased to announce a subtle but very important improvement in SlopeCharts: you can now view line charts on a log scale, instead of being forced to use an arithmetic scale. We had forced this issue earlier, because in instances where values can be negative, we change the graph to a line chart and use the arithmetic scale. Now, SlopeCharts is smarter about it. To illustrate this, below are some Wilshire equity charts, which aren’t quite as jaw-dropping as before, because now the representation is a lot more honest:

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