Okay. We’ve got some ground to cover. First, watch this, if you dare.(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.
Propping up the stock market isn’t particularly hard for the Fed these days. Just conjure up trillions from thin air and focus on the ten stocks below. Even though there are thousands of public companies, these mere ten make up 48% of the NASDAQ Composite and a full 58% of the value of the NASDAQ 100. Let your eyes behold the greatest Fed beneficiaries of all:(more…)
Numb. That’s what it feels like. Or doesn’t feel like, I suppose. Numb. Not depressed. Not saddened. Just no longer subject to the psychological millstone collectively hanging around the neck of the nation’s psyche. Yet it’s still hard not to fill affected in some way.
On Saturday morning, in a short span of time, I was greeted by a series of realities. The first, known to us all Friday night, was the commutation of the Stone sentence. Let me say at the outset this has nothing to do with politics for me. I’ve always viewed Presidential pardons and commutations that weren’t plainly an act of grace and decency to instead reek of corruption (such as, for instance, Clinton’s pardon of Marc Rich). Let’s face it, Stone is one of the smarmiest looking guys on the planet. This whole thing stinks to high heaven.(more…)
Blind Squirrel, a well-known Sloper, drew my attention to a study suggesting that there was about a one-month spread between the percentage of stocks being above their 50-day moving average indicator (a figure we have in SlopeCharts) and a major NASDAQ reversal. I took a look, and sure enough, it looked that way.(more…)
We’ve been hard at work on a new page that I’m pleased to introduce: the Slope Super Summary Stock page. It’s under the Equities menu, and it gathers up a bunch of helpful information about any equity symbol you enter. Please check it out and email me any helpful feedback.