Well, folks, appropriately enough, I need to excuse myself for a visit to the dentist. That aligns beautifully with my experience in the markets today. Chat amongst yourselves, and I’ll be back later with reflections on this brutal day for bears (and glorious day of triumph for the bulls).
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.
Please accept my heartfelt apologies for the downtime and horrible slowness on the site this morning. We’re still investigating its source. It may surprise you, but Slope is actually pretty stunningly reliable (here is the data from the third party site that monitors us):(more…)
That trendline on the /ES actually meant something.(more…)
This is a bit silly, but pretty interesting, representation of average home sizes in each state of the U.S. The tiniest homes are in Hawaii – – just a shade over 1,000 square feet – – whereas the homes in Utah are nearly 200% larger! Bigger families and lots of cheap land, I suppose. Anyway, here ya go:(more…)