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Welcome to the Slope of Hope! This is one of the coolest places to go on the Internet if you are a trader, and it has far and away the most active community of serious technical analysts and traders of any place on the web, whether stocks, ETFs, options, or futures.

Slope is known for its friendly, helpful members (affectionately known as “Slopers“), some of whom have been hanging out on the site since its creation in 2005. Please jump right in and know this is a supportive and welcoming place. Being friendly is in the Slope DNA.

Here’s a quick video introduction to the blog to get you acquainted with the basics; please take a couple of minutes to watch it, since it will save you much time and puzzlement:

There are a lot of features on the site, but the heart of the site is the blog. Click here, and you’ll see the entries, and click on the most recent one to see what folks are chatting about. Comments are located at the bottom of each post. When a new post is written, you’ll see the words NEW POST prominently in the comments section, telling you there’s a fresh article ready.

I urge you to take a few minutes to acquaint yourself with the blog by reading about:

  • Community and Comments – the discussion is the most important part of the blog. You don’t have to participate, although I hope eventually you do.
  • SlopeCharts Quick Start – a video to acquaint you with SlopeCharts, the amazing (and free) charts specifically made for Slope of Hope.
  • Twitter Feed – be sure to follow for up-to-the-second news and quips from Tim.

Again, welcome aboard, and if you want to get in touch with me, here’s theĀ contact page.