This is a hysterical Beware-of-the-Homosexual movie made for schoolchildren back in the 1950s. Evidently, all gay people were either pedophiles or murderers. I’m glad this kind of nonsense isn’t distributed to young minds anymore. Of course, there’s such a thing as going too far.
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.
Tuesday Hot Pockets
Well, the earnings are starting to ramp up, and its tough to make out what’s happening through the fog. First we have Microsoft, which has already taken traders on a vomit comet. As of this writing, it’s up, just like it has been almost every day for the past twenty years or so.(more…)
Dear Slope people, this is a different post than my usual. If Tim decides it is worth posting please take it in the spirit intended, which is the spirit of despising bubbles and especially bubbles that are so transparent and promoted at the hands of the media/celebrity complex. –Gary
Response from Tim: Nah, Gary, I’m delighted you did this post. I think the NFT thing is insane too, with one obvious exception.
NOTES FROM THE rabbit hole…NFTrh
The NFT part is all that matters. Not the words “notes from the”, implying information delivered from somewhere. Not “rabbit hole”, implying that somewhere is a pretty different, even weird place.
You see, with my antiquated notions of sound market management, which includes investment and/or speculation in real assets, including real monetary value (gold), equities of real companies doing real things and the commodities consumed during real… okay, manufactured economic growth, it is really pretty odd that I am now seen, because of 3 stupid letters, by some as part of the newest craze in the financial markets, the Non Fungible Tokens craze.(more…)
Retail Doom Cloud
Hear me now and believe me later, retail is hosed.(more…)
Here are some of the monster earnings reports coming out after today’s close. These are basically Stocks That Never Go Down, so any disappointment will be treated harshly. Not that it ever seems to happen, since any disappointment is swiftly met with a press release about a $50 billion stock buyback (see: FB).(more…)