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  1. Stocks slip again

    Stocks lost ground again on Tuesday although for a second straight day the buyers are stepping up and taking the indices well off their worst intraday levels. The Dow ended the day down 163-points, while the price of oil rebounded slightly but remains near the 2008-2009 lows.

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  2. Stocks pullback as oil plummets

    Stocks opened relatively flat on Monday but sellers took control early and pushed the Dow down over 200-points a couple of times before we saw some buying kick in later in the day. By the close the Dow was down 117-points, a nice improvement, but once again we saw more weakness from the small caps and Transports.

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  3. Sentiment Survey Results...


    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 12/07/15 - 12/11/15

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 50% bulls, 36% bears.

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    Updated 12-13-2015 at 08:08 PM by TommyIV

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  4. Trading the Stats: Week 49

    December Month-to-Date: SPX .54%, W4500 1.09%, and AGG -.52%

    Previous Week 48: SPX .08%, W4500 -1.31%, and AGG -.49%

    Week 49: Looking ahead, SPX is below average, W4500 is slightly above average and AGG’s is below average.

    (Below Average) Wk 49 SPX ranks as the 9th best week in the 13-week 4th quarter period, with the 12th best winning ratio, 8th best positive average gains, 8th best average gains, and 6th best negative average gains.
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  5. Rate Hike Jitters

    Last week saw some volatile action; in part because the European Central Bank cut its deposit rate a bit more and then extended its quantitative easing program into March of 2017 and maybe beyond. But markets had anticipated a deeper cut to interest rates (which remained unchanged) and an increase in its monthly asset purchase program were considered a disappointment by traders and that sent shock waves though the bond market. It also had a large impact on some currencies as the dollar fell hard ...
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