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  1. Some Contests and Winners...

  2. Final day of trading in 2015

    Stocks opened lower on Wednesday and spent most of the day with minor losses before falling more sharply in the final hour of trading. The Dow ended the day down 117-points as the stock market continues to follow the lead of the price of oil, which lost over 1% on the day.

    Per "Some financial markets will be closed on Friday, January 1st in observance of the New Year's Day holiday. The Thrift Savings Plan will also be closed. Transactions that would have been ...
  3. Positive seasonality is holding up

    Stocks rallied sharply on Tuesday resuming last week's rally and the positive seasonality trend seems to be alive and well. The Dow gained 293-points on the day and we saw gains near 1% across many indices. Of course volume was light because of the time of year so it's not easy to trust. Adding 1% to a weak year may be just what money managers wanted to bulk up their portfolios, but can they fend off profit takers during the final two trading days of the year?

  4. Weak open... decent close

    Stocks opened sharply lower on Monday but the light volume holiday trading became more bullish as the day progressed and we saw just minor to modest losses by the close. The Dow ended the day off 24-points while small caps lagged.

  5. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 12/28/15 - 01/01/16

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 66% bulls, 21% bears.

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