Slope is in a constant state of being expanded, improved, and polished. One subtle change in the menus is that an entire section is dedicated to Options, and I’ve renamed the Markets menu to instead read as Equities.(more…)
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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.
This morning in pre-market the Amigos’ futures charts update the macro story…
…which goes something like this…(more…)
Below is an interesting chart showing, in blue, the S&P 500, and in black, the FR:T10Y2Y (10 year interest rates minus the two year). We’re only dealing with a sample size of three here, but I at least wanted to illustrate what happened in prior instances at these levels where the rate spread got to a certain depth. I’ll also point out that in 2007, it took a few months for any kind of bear market to take hold, even after the signal (if it IS a signal):
They call copper the metal with the Ph.D. in Economics. But these days Doctor Copper is little more than a quack in that regard, taking a cue from the metals whose interplay will be critical to deciding the coming macro for 2020 and the run up to the next US election. Thus, they are the 3 Metallic Amigos, riding together but providing different signals at different times (this being nftrh.com, you will have to put up with the odd shtick from time to time).(more…)
Here’s an interesting little chart from my friends at tastytrade showing the quantity of earnings reports coming out. As you can see, next Wednesday is the mega-monster, but this week is still plenty busy.(more…)
This week kicks off earnings season in full blast mode. I’ve tinted a few logos that I think are going to be especially interesting. Thursday afternoon in particular should be a barn-burner.(more…)
This has predicted every recession in its history with 100% accuracy. I see no reason to believe that This Time It’s Different. Self-delusion is a powerful force, however.