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.

Were There Clues To The Rally?

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Well, here we are with the S&P500 Futures approaching 2300, Nasdaq at all-time highs, Dow at 20,000, and Russell showing strength after 1.5 months of consolidation.

Were there clues?

Well, if you believe in Elliott Wave voodoo magic, we had what might be a textbook ending diagonal – (very difficult to spot while it’s forming) – that then reversed after completing.

Russell: Ending Diagonal

The Russell completed a 1-2-3-4-5 ending diagonal where each number was an a-b-c zig zag. We alerted a Buy right at the optimal point.

Dow Jones: Break of Descending Trend Line (more…)

This is a Warren Buffett Market

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buffett-250The day after the Trump election victory, articles came out on describing how much Buffett made – some $11B, according to this CNBC article published on November 22, 2016.

Thought that was a lot and that it might’ve been too late to buy then?

Well, wait til you hear about how much Buffett made after this past week’s rally. Just look at the size of that December rally compared with the election rally in November in the chart below.


Will the 5th Wave in S&P500 Happen?

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Today we sold off into the 4pm EST close at 2175ES (E-mini S&P500 Futures) as we had into Fed minutes for tomorrow Wednesday at 2pm. That’s the first time in a while where we ended the day at the lows.

Is that a bearish sign? And what happens next?

Well, if what happened today is a 4th wave, then it’s possible to have an a-b-c 5th wave up according to the red line.