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  1. Following a bulls scripted rally

    Stocks rallied again on Tuesday as the Dow gained another 121-points on the day. It was a goldilocks kind of day as the bulls saw all the right things moving higher, while the things the bulls would want to see move lower, did. Small caps and the Transports led the U.S. stocks again, and the beaten down I-fund is bouncing back strongly.

  2. The S&P 500 follows SPY to new highs

    Stocks opened higher on Monday, following through on Friday's jobs report triggered rally. The Dow gained 80-points on the day. There was reason to expect some profit taking today so the gains were encouraging for the bulls, but there was some late selling that took the indices off their highs and that could mean some short-term weakness ahead, but that could be as short as intraday today.

  3. Stocks rally on big jobs report

    Stocks rallied sharply on Friday after a better than expected jobs report. The U.S. economy gained 287,000 jobs in June, which was over 100,000 more than expected, while the unemployment rate actually increased to 4.9%. The indices moved steadily higher all day and by the close the Dow had added 251-points.

  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Mixed, tentative action preceded the release of June's jobs report as investors were prepared for more disappointing numbers like they saw in May's jobs report. Stocks sparked Friday after the report exceeded expectations with an addition of 287,000 jobs, the strongest month of hiring since last October. The rally put stocks above their record closing price intraday while closing just one point below it.

    Bonds rallied too, reaching new highs and giving the F-fund an increase of 0.59% ...
  5. June Jobs Report

    U.S. Added 287,000 Jobs in June; Unemployment Rate at 4.9%
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