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Some of our fellow humans are racist. Some of them are sexist. Me? I’m browsist.
What I mean by that is that I have strong feelings and biases about browsers. I’m a Chrome user, and I see no reason to use anything else. In spite of being used by countless millions of people, Internet Explorer has long been heralded by engineers around the world as an absolute nightmare. I’ve never understood why such a popular product would be so awful, but it is.
Indeed, even back in 2002 when I was hiring for Prophet, our standard interview question was, “What kind of browser do you use?” We had agreed that IE would be an instant disqualifier. Happily, all the applicants had other answers. (At the time, Firefox was considered a very good response). (more…)
I am pleased to announce some very substantial improvements to the Candle Hunter feature in SlopeCharts. We introduced this product only a week ago, and if you missed the original post, you can read it here. Premium members at the Silver, Gold, and Diamond levels can make use of this feature:
Last quarter, Facebook shocked the world by delivering an absolute bomb of an earnings report, causing the biggest market loss in technology stock history. That was just the beginning, though, as the stock is substantially lower than even back then. The gap sticks out like a sore thumb:
Yesterday, I announced the new SlopeCharts feature called Candle Hunter. I wanted to let you know of a small but important enhancement we’ve made (and, as I suggested yesterday, there are many candle features to come, assuming people like this stuff).
As it is now, you will see all the instances of any given pattern(s) you are “hunting”:
Once again, SlopeCharts has another exciting feature for you to enjoy: Candle Hunter. It allows you to seek out any of fourteen different candlestick patterns in your charts. To use it, choose this item from either Menu or Links;
SlopeCharts has had Fibonacci Retracements ever since it was launched last year. Today, however, we have tripled the number of Fibonacci tools, adding both the Arc and the Fanlines. The icon still looks the same, but now when you click the seashell, you will see three tool choices.
To use any Fibonacci tool on a chart, choose the seashell icon:
Three tool choices appear which are, from left to right, price retracements, arcs, and fanlines. Click any of the three to choose that tool (or click the seashell again to deselect).
Recalcitrant infidels who insist on using inferior charting platforms;
Those gentle souls who simply need a light to see their way to SlopeCharts
It is this third group I am particularly addressing with this post, since there are so many features in the product, it’s easy to lose sight of all there is to use and enjoy.
Today I am having an exceptionally good day with my Dow Utility put options. It occurred to me that I wasn’t acquainted with the 15 component stocks of the Utilities, and I was curious to see the stocks which comprised the index itself.SlopeCharts easily solves this problem like so: (more…)