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.

Precious Gets Purchased

By -

As we all know, few assets have been as persistently disappointing as precious metals. They peaked well more than a decade ago, and even though on the surface it would seem this environment was tailor-made for a crazy bull market in gold………….nope. Oftentimes,, it’s the only asset that ISN’T rising.

For the immediate moment, it has managed to dust itself off and find a little strength:

(more…)

US & Global Stocks, Bonds, USD, Metals & Commodities

By -

A general update of a macro in transition

Detailed work, which got us to this point intact, if a little frustrated*, is done in NFTRH reports and updates. But it’s always handy to have a general summary view of macro markets. So let’s get to it.

* Reference this post done while sitting with a flight delay at JFK managing the breakout in the Gold/Silver ratio after Jerome Powell tanked the markets with his all too tardy jawbone (as I harangued per this post from February) during my out-bound flight several days earlier.

(more…)