I was quite intrigued by see an article on ZeroHedge which basically stated that a level had been reached in the stock market which had a 100% success rate for the buy-the-dip crowd. Naturally, I wanted to dig deeper, which is what this post is about. Here, very simply, is the SPY with a 100 day exponential moving average. I have taken the liberty of circling the areas at which, over almost two full years, the prices tagged the moving average, and indeed ZH is right; it worked 100% of the time. (And, if I was king-sized-douchey, I would say “Full Stop“, but God knows I am nothing of the kind, so I shall not type that cursed and absurd word pair).(more…)
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 Tesla wanna-be’s continue to get blown to smithereens.(more…)
I realize that the quantity of editorials and essays that have been written about how People In Restaurants Ignore Each Other and Look At Their Phones Instead is so large that they probably use scientific notation at this point, but I simply must chime in based on a recent experience.(more…)
I’d like to suggest American Express (AXP) as an intriguing long-term short sale.(more…)