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.

Fed Spread 2.0

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About six weeks ago, I did a post called The Near-Perfect Predictor which illustrated how, with some formulaic sleight-of-hand with SlopeCharts, its layered charts feature, and its access to Federal Reserve Economic Data, it could offer up a remarkably prescient view into what the S&P 500 was going to do next.

Ever since then, every Thursday, I have published for premium members up-to-date charts illustrating what the chart portends. (Interestingly, when I did the post, the S&P was just about at its juiciest with respect to potential to fall). Here were my crazy scribblings at the time:

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Had This Been An Actual Emergency

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My email and Twitter feed have been flooded with the big news on an EMERGENCY FEDEDRAL RESERVE MEETING set for Monday. For the love of my personal savior Jesus H. Christ, people, there is NO “emergency” meeting. It’s still a normal meeting these disgusting government swine have every month. So ignore all the pearl-clutchers. This meeting is a nothing-burger with cheese on it.

On a more positive note, please note there is a super-duper cool post available for all paying members right here. And, if you’d like to try a membership and see what all the fuss is about, please join us!

Mission Not-Even-Started

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As you can see from all the green splashed on your quote screen, the central bankers of the world have already panicked and are running around screaming their heads off, quickly undoing their feeble efforts at quantitative tightening and reverting to their multi-decade playbook of endless quantitative easing.

Let’s look at our own Federal Reserve’s monstrous balance sheet and see just how far their loudly-touted QT efforts have gone. You can plainly see here the many trillions of dollars they’ve gobbled up over the years. You can also make out, just barely, the subtle little softening of growth in recent months, as they ever-ever-ever-so-slowly bleed off a teeny-tiny bit of their trillions.

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