…..I will religiously, and without question, respect the Gartman indicator. It is a deep personal failing that I have elected to ignore it, time and again.(more…)
Slope of Hope Blog Posts
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I wanted to share two related experiences last week. They do not reflect well on me, but if nothing else, Slope is known for being open and honest, so we might as well continue that tradition.
Let’s begin with this beauty:(more…)
I’ve said it before, and I’ll type it again: if the present administration knows what’s good for it, it won’t actually sign any deal. It’ll just keep talking very, very slowly) for the next year, nursing Trade Talk Optimism the entire way. The worst thing that could possibly happen to this market would be an actual, sign, complete trade deal. Another tiny top has been aborted with an Optimism spike.(more…)
I must confess, when the market spends the entire month of October racing higher to levels never before seen in human history, and at valuations that are absolutely comic, my gonads shrink to pea-sized. I thus take a pass on patterns that, while tantalizing, still scare me too much to pursue. What a shame. Here are a couple that slipped by grasp:(more…)
The month of crashes, huh?
It seems “trade talk optimism” has unlimited shelf life.(more…)