Human nature on a mass scale is fascinating to me. Check out this “just for fun” chart of the Labor Participation Rate in the U.S. over a period of many decades. It is presently at 62.2% (what the other 38% of the country is doing with its time is beyond me; I guess watching the latest Real Housewives series, or maybe The Masked Singer). Anyway, check out what an interesting pattern this data set has, obeying the same rules of charting as might be found in, say, an equity graph.
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.
I would have never guessed anything like the facts below: the entirety of the OPEC nations are totally dwarfed in importance by our friendly neighbor to the north. Why do we bother to kowtow to the bloodthirsty maniacs in Saudi Arabia at all anymore? They’re becoming inconsequential!
The past few trading days have been a fight for control. The bulls have repeatedly ALMOST broken through resistance, but thus far they’ve failed, whether we’re talking about the /ES…..(more…)
FUN TWITTER FACT: The opening price for TWTR almost a decade ago was 45.10. The closing price today was 37.38, almost 20% lower. And this wasduring the biggest tech bull market in human history.
Well, at least Vijaya Gadde scored her $17 million/year salary, so SOMEONE made $$
To me, this is the poster child for what makes this market top so terrific.