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.

Seeking the Peak

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Let’s start off with this important item: in the span of the past month, we’ve moved from Extreme Fear back to Greed. If I had one lick of sense, I’d pay better attention (and take seriously) such items, because my biggest flaw as a money-making trader these days is my failure to get OUT when bearishness is at an extreme. I ALWAYS overstay my welcome, which not only kills me, but it has the doubly bad effect of making me too scared to get aggressive with things are too BULLISH (like right now).


Obedient Consumers

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Good Lord, this is just sad……….

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Not So Solid State

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Some of you know that I published my first novel earlier this year. Although it seems to have been well-received and well-reviewed, I’ve taken upon myself, for reasons I’m sure I’ll explain in months to come, a very extensive rework of its second half. I feel like a sculptor who labored for months on a marble elephant and then decided that it really should be a giraffe instead. It’s quite an undertaking, and in some ways harder than doing it the first time, but as the picture below indicates, my new outline for this sucker is quite extensive (plus, the project gives me something peaceful to do while I wait out this stupid bull market).