I’m a rabid fan of Star Trek (Original Series), and here’s a clip from a favorite episode. I think this speaks to our times, particularly the part about how those without an all-powerful leader feel completely lost without his authoritative guidance. Watch………
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.
Thinning the Herd
With the /ES up 0.04% and the /RTY up 0.01% as I am typing these words, the equity futures markets don’t exactly scream out for conversation. While we wait for something – – anything! – – to happen, let’s take a breath and consider Bitcoin, which is worth precisely one-third what it was a couple of years ago.(more…)
The moment I saw the movie trailer for Blackberry, I knew I wanted to go see it. So I took the whole family out last night, and we watched this nerd drama about a bunch of smelly twenty-something geeks – – basically my people – – and absolutely loved it. The raspy sound of a carrier signal over a phone line almost brought a tear to my eye.
I guess Covid made people hungry to go back to live events……………(more…)
Neck-Deep in Grifters
This is terrific stuff, particularly since all the grifters are facing prison time now. Watch and enjoy: