Slope of Hope https://slopeofhope.com Technical Analysis, SlopeCharts, and Options Analytics Mon, 13 Jul 2020 18:32:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 THAT is a Shooting Star https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/that-is-a-shooting-star.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=that-is-a-shooting-star https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/that-is-a-shooting-star.html#respond Mon, 13 Jul 2020 18:32:36 +0000 https://slopeofhope.com/?p=183862 The post THAT is a Shooting Star appeared first on Slope of Hope.

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Beyond the Pale https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/beyond-the-pale-3.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=beyond-the-pale-3 https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/beyond-the-pale-3.html#respond Mon, 13 Jul 2020 17:26:31 +0000 https://slopeofhope.com/?p=183831 If there’s one place you would think the coolest, hippest, newest “thing” would get swarms of attention, it’s the Palo Alto Whole Foods. I visit there two or three times a week, and it occurred to me I never saw the darling of the stock market (for a while, at least) Beyond Meat. I finally

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That Pungent Musk https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/that-pungent-musk.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=that-pungent-musk https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/that-pungent-musk.html#respond Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:11:12 +0000 https://slopeofhope.com/?p=183847 This is getting beyond silly. It’s hard for me to believe that it’s psychologically possible for anyone to still be short this. I am speaking, of course, of Tesla, whose market cap is approaching $300 billion. Its options market is, naturally, totally goofy. The October calls a full thousand dollars above the current price are

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The Season of Gold https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/the-season-of-gold.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-season-of-gold https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/the-season-of-gold.html#respond Mon, 13 Jul 2020 12:55:58 +0000 https://slopeofhope.com/?p=183845 As I was glancing at posts this morning, I stumbled across this comment over on ZH: Hmmm! I had never heard of that! So July 5th to October 8th is some kind of sweet spot for gold, eh? It occurred to me that instead of taking this oh-so-specific anecdote as Gospel, I actually might want

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A Football Pool For Stocks https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/a-football-pool-for-stocks.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=a-football-pool-for-stocks https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/a-football-pool-for-stocks.html#respond Mon, 13 Jul 2020 01:58:27 +0000 https://slopeofhope.com/?p=183824 A Football Pool For Stocks I thought this might appeal to some Slopers: my friend Andy Swan, co-founder of LikeFolio, is running what is essentially a football pool for stocks: EarningsSurvivor  It’s simple: Each week, you predict how three stocks will move after earnings. Get enough right, and you move on to the next week. Last

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Abusement Park https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/abusement-park.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=abusement-park https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/abusement-park.html#respond Sun, 12 Jul 2020 22:05:37 +0000 https://slopeofhope.com/?p=183826 All the world’s atwitter about Disneyworld reopening. I have fond memories of the place as a kid, but good Lord, looking at the treacle-sweet promotions that Disney is cranking out, seeing every single employee wrapped in a face mask is off-putting. Below is a promotional video Disney put together to show what a swell time

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GSE Developments https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/gse-developments.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=gse-developments https://slopeofhope.com/2020/07/gse-developments.html#respond Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:31:25 +0000 https://slopeofhope.com/?p=183700 Three major GSE developments over the last 10 days will greatly impact the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Dick Bove of Odeon Capital outlined the three GSE developments in a recent note. The biggest GSE development is the Seila Law case, although the ruling was directly aimed at the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. The Supreme

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