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.
Playing the Probabilities in Oil
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Every week I post my High Probability, Mean-Reversion Indicator of roughly 25 ETFs with the most liquid options. The indicator provides a quick glance into the current overbought/oversold levels along with current levels of implied volatility and the associated IV rank.(more…)
Gold-Centric Macro View
As the gold “community” rationalizes gold’s currently low standing…
As unpopular it may be, I cannot alter the truth as I see it. Marketing is fine, but never at the expense of truth, as with much financial media/analysis (with little disclaimers tucked in below the fold).
In my opinion, a sizeable component of the gold ‘market’ is actually marketing; to the fearful, to the naive, to the biased, to the politically rigid… Also in my opinion, Twitter is a breeding ground made for brief promos, sloganeering and bias reinforcement.(more…)
This is yet another “told ya so” post. I am referring to a premium post from December 21st suggesting shorting the label maker Avery, which I saw was working on a head and shoulders pattern. Well, it has decided completed this pattern, and it’s looking better than ever!(more…)