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.

Earnings Access

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First of all, thanks to all of you who attended the webinar yesterday afternoon for TradeMachine Pro. It’s an extraordinary product, and as Ophir said, Slope of Hope readers get a 35% discount on the subscription – – plus they can try it for a month and cancel for a full refund if they don’t like it. So give it a try.

Since we are just getting into the thick of the earnings season, I wanted to offer a quick reminder as to the ways you can access earnings date information here on Slope: (each title is hyperlinked to the page)

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The Terrible Truth About Awful Data

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Attention, attention. This is important.

I am some very good, very exciting news. And I’d like to introduce this wonderful news by telling you about a terrible problem I didn’t know existed.

A little more than a week ago, a Sloper wrote me, puzzling over a few of the earnings dates on the site. He showed me, one by one, how some of our earnings dates didn’t match with what the company itself was reporting. It was a polite, well-researched email, and he was absolutely correct.

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Trade from the Chart

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I’m very excited to tell you we’ve made great progress on brokerage integration. For the moment, this is focused on Tradier, although if this meets with success, we’ll expand from there. This is currently in test mode, but if you’ve got a Tradier account, I’d love for you to try it out. (You need to log in first for it to work).

There are three ways to get to the trading screen. From the Tools menu in SlopeCharts:

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Cones and Dots

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I wanted to show how a couple of SlopeCharts features can be used together to helpful effect: first, the Price Cone, and second, Option Dots. I’ve used them in the chart below with high-flying stock Tesla. The price cone illustrates the options market’s assessment as to likely price movement in the next 30 days (an enormous range, for obvious reasons) whereas the option dots show the various put and call options available at different price points.

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