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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.
Well, there’s no doubt that the idea to short Brazil by way of EWZ has turned into a roaring success.(more…)
I look at 37 ETF charts every day, and three of them are based on the largest and best-known Dow Jones indexes. Let’s take a quick look at all three.
The first, and best know is the DIA or “diamonds”. As of Thursday’s close (which is when I’m composing this post) this has been moving steady-Freddy, not even challenging its short-term trendline. You can see where the rounded top almost broke down (horizontal line), but all Powell had to do was pick up the phone.(more…)
Our usual Italian deli sandwich, in better times: Bresaola, arugula, sliced Parmesan, olive oil, and fresh-squeezed lemon juice, on Italian bread.(more…)
It’s never easy to dream up content on weekends, and it’s 50% harder on long weekends. I pulled ten ETF charts that were kind of interesting, and instead of breaking them up into, say, three or four separate posts, I’m just going to do this one big post and leave it up all day. I’ve got a few things to say about each ETF chart.
The firs tone, and by far the most dull, is the good ol’ S&P 500 “spyder”. You may remember my suggestion that placing a butter knife on the screen will hide every pixel. Well, it’s still true. I think Jerome Powell has the chart of this thing mapped out for years to come.(more…)