Coffee more expensive? As Jeremy Irons’ character in “Margin Call” says, “I’ll have to pay”.(more…)
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.
Slim will be traveling, so there won’t be Saturday night’s normal “cycles” video, but he has kindly opened up this futures-oriented video from behind his paywall:
I’m having an absolutely terrific day. Ya see, I hate energy and love gold, and they’re both being agreeable today.
For oil, it got smashed yesterday, and then today it is threatening its uptrend. It hasn’t broken the uptrend as of the moment I am typing this, but, hey, hope springs eternal.(more…)
The H.F. Lee natural gas power plant near Goldsboro, NC. Image via Duke Energy/Flickr.(more…)
At least this silver bar is pretty to look at (image via r/SilverBugs).(more…)