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.

A Captivating Analog

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I was glaring at the insanely tiny ranges of the past few weeks when it occurred to me there was only one other time that I recall seeing such a phenomenon, and that was………….just before the Covid crash! The old saying is never to short a dull market. I don’t see the logic to that. If you compare the past few months to the late December/early January period of 2019/2020, you’ll find the action on the SPY remarkably similar:

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Ka-blooie!

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So is this whole SPAC fraud trend over? Is it dead? It sure should be. Lordstown Motors, which I’ve written about numerous times (and spoken about even more) is looking like the Theranos of electric car companies (joining the likes of Nikola). The CEO and CFO have fled the scene this morning, which the company hilariously portrays as a “Leadership Realignment.” Here’s what RIDE looked like when the SPAC fad was hot:

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