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.

Those Wacky Teens

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A moment of silence, please, for the VIX, which has, for the first time since mid-August, sunk down into the teens. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to go pray to any available god that Friday morning’s jobs report doesn’t offer a final death-blow to the bears, because frankly at this point, we REALLY need a down day, or else we might as well throw our arms up at the rest of the year.

Lifelong VIX

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Here I am on a Sunday night, testing out and tweaking a new feature. In doing so, I am resorting to my default behavior. You know how some people are said to have a Resting Bitch Face? Well, I’m kind of like that, except in my behavior. I have, umm, a Resting Chart Face, I suppose, because when I have nothing else to do, I’ll always drift back to charting. Thus, I give you this: