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  1. Big GDP mixes up stocks, hurts bonds

    by , Yesterday at 07:51 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks were mixed on Wednesday and went on a rollercoaster ride after opening sharply higher. Up 72-points at the open after a big GDP report, the Dow dropped precipitously and within 90-minutes was down 95 points. All this was well before the Fed policy statement was announced.

    After the announcement, the Dow erased all of the early losses and pushed
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  2. Another reversal

    by , 07-29-2014 at 07:47 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks opened strongly on Tuesday, but a couple of geopolitical news events turned things around - One at about 11 AM ET and the other just after 2 PM ET. The Dow, which was up over 70 in early traded, ended the day down 70-points so we saw negative reversals on most of the charts.

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  3. Sell off then a reversal

    by , 07-28-2014 at 08:56 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks opened sharply lower on Monday, but made a nice comeback with a couple of indices closing in positive territory, including the Dow (+22-points) and the S&P 500, although by just a fraction of a point.

    I'm at 35,000 feet heading home and hoping my laptop battery
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  4. Two day pullback... now what?

    by , 07-27-2014 at 04:41 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks fell on Friday and bonds rallied. The Dow lost 123-points and once again small caps were the laggards. The S&P 500 and I-fund posted modest losses of about 1/2 of a percent.
    I have been on vacation and won't get back until late Monday night so just a couple more quick commentaries before I get back on my regular schedule. ...
  5. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    by , 07-26-2014 at 03:15 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks had a little bit of something for everyone last week with gaps up, gaps down, and some very low volume flat days, but by the end of the week the S&P was flat losing just 12 cents or 0.01%.



    Here are the weekly, monthly, and annual TSP fund returns through Friday, July 25...

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Dow Completion (S fund)
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EFA (I fund)
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Bonds (F fund)
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