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.
At the end of every year, I take upon myself the massive task of going through the thousands of posts I’ve written and gathering together the very best of them. I’ve got to say, my jaw is sort of hanging open at how good the content at 2022 has been. The predictions I offered were eye-poppingly accurate, as you’ll discover when I roll out the “Best Of” series, but what shocked me just now was the item below, which I published on May 1st. I actually didn’t remember even knowing the NAME Samuel Bankman-Fried, but it turns out I wrote the following rather prescient tidbit in this awesome post.
Yet another meme stock that has sucked in the hapless and clueless, dreaming of easy millions. There are plenty of others – – BBBY, AMC – – but GME is kind of iconic for meme stocks.
I know that everyone and his pet rabbit are talking about Tesla, but honestly, in the company’s entire history, there has NEVER been a plunge in price anything like this. Not even close. I keep wondering if (a) the rest of the stock market will wake up and follow along with the plunge or (b) when TSLA finally does do the dead-cat-bounce thing, if it’ll just egg on equities. I’m, ummm, hoping for (a).