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.

Slope’s Greatest Long

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Slope is, understandably, widely perceived as a permabear site. This isn’t entirely justified. If you glance just to the right on your screen, at the category cloud, you can see the Long category is just about as big as Short.

This site has had a long, very positive disposition toward Tesla (both its cars and its stock). It all began early in 2013, when hardly anyone outside of Silicon Valley knew of the place. My first meaningful post was called A Quick Review of the Tesla S, which turned out to be quite a misnomer. It was a glowing, gushing review (and the car, with 140,000 miles on it, still looks and drives great), and I closed with this:

I think Tesla as a public company (symbol TSLA) has a great future ahead – I hope they do, at least – provided that the world embraces electric vehicles and the de facto more modest infrastructure for this kind of car. I’ll also mention that the new Slope of Hope (coming soon!) looks gorgeous, particularly in a vehicle being zipped around the Bay Area at high speeds. Elon has another winner on his hands.

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