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  1. Choppy sessions ends higher

    Well, the best laid plans ... I have been traveling all day and was not prepared to write a commentary, but as Murphy's Law would have it TommyIV, who was supposed to fill in for me, could not connect to the server Thursday night, so unfortunately there's no commentary today (Friday.)

  2. The Fed trumps oil

    After Apple's earnings took some of the steam out of the market on Wednesday morning, stocks started to comeback during the late morning and early afternoon, but the Fed's policy statement sent investors running again and we saw losses across the board by the close, particularly the tech sector, thanks to Apple. The Dow ended the day down 223-points.

  3. Oil up, China down, U.S. stocks rally back

    Keeping investors on their toes, the stock market reversed Monday's losses with some big gains on Tuesday. The Dow gained 282-points and we saw returns of 1.4% to over 2% across the board, including oil. To make matters more confusing...

  4. Oil reverses back down, stocks down

    Stocks opened lower on Monday and the bulls could not put together any kind of late rally to follow up on the positive reversal last week. After hitting the highs of the day just after 1 PM ET and taking the Dow to nearly break-even, the bears took over and the Dow ended the day down 208-points. The small caps were clobbered after Friday's fleeting hope that they would lead during the relief rally.

  5. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 01/25/16 - 01/29/16

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

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