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  1. Stocks dip, bonds closed during Federal holiday

    Stocks were down slightly on Monday but because of the holiday, the bond market was closed as were many banks so it was a very light trading day for stocks. The Dow ended the day down 13-points after similar slight losses on Friday as well.
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  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    September's momentum carried into October. The first week of the new month marked the 4th consecutive week of gains for the S&P 500. Thursday set the longest record in 20 years with 6 consecutive closing highs for the S&P 500. Stocks pulled back on Friday after the first negative jobs report in seven years but some of the early losses were erased as buyers took control of the second half of the day to inch the index to just under flat.

    Employment in September's jobs report was expected ...

    Updated 10-07-2017 at 04:57 PM by TommyIV

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  4. Complacency at a new high

    The rally continued Thursday with solid gains in most of the major indices, with the Transports being the exceptions as they posted a small loss, as did the I-fund with the dollar moving higher again.. The Dow gained 114-points, or 0.5%, while the Nasdaq led the way with a 0.78% gain.

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  5. Flat to slightly higher, but new records for the big 3

    There was a noticeable fade in afternoon trading, but that didn't stop many of the major stock indices from closing at record levels once again. The Dow gained another 20-points on the day while the S&P and Nasdaq were also up slightly. No signs of the bears who are either being patient, or non-existent.

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