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.

The Grid is Back

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I admit it. I develop SlopeCharts in a self-centered way. Years ago, when our very first version came out, it had a grid, and I hated it, so I had it removed. It’s been gone ever since. I consider it a visual impurity and a distraction. No one really said anything except one chap recently who asked for a grid, and, selfish or not, I still want people to like what I make – – so I’ve added it back.

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Is This Rainbow Different?

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One of the reasons that I like crypto is that it never stops trading, so even on weekends, you can get a sense as to how the Asset Animal Spirits are doing. As I’m typing this on Sunday afternoon, crypto is on the weak side, and it makes me wonder again if this “post-rainbow” market is going to be as weak and lengthy as the last two. One thing is for sure – – I’ve never seen as many crypto ads as I have recently, including those touting pushing your entire IRA savings into crypto.

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