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  1. Melt Up continues

    There they go again. The Dow jumped 323-points and closed above 26,000 for the first time as the "melt up" continues. We saw gains of near 1% in many indices as the negative reversal day on Tuesday was quickly forgotten, and the dip buyers didn't want to wait another minute. ...
  2. Turnaround Tuesday?

    Stocks opened sharply higher on Tuesday with the Dow up about 280-points in the first hour of trading, before things reversed course. The damage was minor as far as the daily loss goes, but a 300-point reversal is an eye-opener as the Dow closed down 10-points. We saw more moderate losses in the broader indices, while the small caps and Transports were hit hardest, and the I-fund was helped again by a weakening dollar.
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  3. The rubber band stretches as we near budget deadline

    It was another 200+ point gain for the Dow on Friday as the indices tack onto this historic rally to start the new year. Small caps lagged a bit but still posted a decent gain, while the I-fund keeps rolling along as the dollar fell to a 4-month low.
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  4. Bitcoin preparing for a big move?

    Bitcoin reached its all-time high on December 17, 2017, touching $19,700 and closing in the $19,000 range, depending on which exchange you reference. The bull run leading up to that all-time high more than tripled the value of the crypto currency from its low on November 12 of $5,600.

    Since that run, we've seen a lot of big swings, but it's really just sideways consolidation compared to the massive bull run.

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    That sideways consolidation ...
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  5. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks continued their impressive start to 2018 this week. Traders are optimistic about economic growth and with yields up, we saw a rise in bank stocks after the first round of earnings reports were released on Friday. The S&P 500 fell 0.1% Wednesday to end its longest winning streak to start a year in more than half a century. The index got right back into 2018 character the last two days of the week to rally to new highs. The S&P 500 has produced gains 8 out of the 9 trading days this year. ...
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