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  1. The two-step

    by , 03-08-2012 at 11:09 PM (TSP Talk Blog)


    Stocks rallied yesterday on... Greece? The economic data? Who knows, but I do know we are seeing impressive bull market action after the 2 day drop. The Dow gained 70-points on the day.

    For the TSP, the C-fund was up 0.99% yesterday, the S-fund gained 1.25%, the I-fund jumped 2.22%, and the F-fund (bonds) lost 0.10%.

    The ...
  2. Sentiment Survey Results...

    by , 03-08-2012 at 09:55 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 3/12/12- 3/16/12

    Buy: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 49% bulls, 40% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 1.23 to 1. That is another buy signal in a bull market which means the system will remain 100% S Fund for the week of 3/12/12 - 3/16/12.

    Bull market rules are in affect since the week of 1/09/12:

    See latest survey results

    To discuss or comment on the Sentiment Survey, go to Sentiment ...
  3. Bulls Flatten Bears

    by , 03-08-2012 at 06:23 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    The bears crawled out of the woodwork today thinking they could seize control of this market, but instead were punished yet again. Between the liquidity pump and bearish sentiment, downside action can continue to be a tricky proposition for the bears in spite of many technical indicators turning down in recent trading.

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    Today's action was bullish from the get go with the major averages all posting significant gains. As a result, the Seven ...
  4. The rebound

    by , 03-07-2012 at 11:07 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks rallied back yesterday recouping some of Tuesday's losses. The Dow gained 78-points, but resistance is overhead as we head into tomorrow's jobs report.

    For the TSP, the C-fund was up 0.72% yesterday, the S-fund gained 1.07%, the I-fund added 0.12%, and the F-fund (bonds) lost 0.15.

    The S&P 500 rallied back up to the 20-day EMA ...
  5. Bounce

    by , 03-07-2012 at 06:02 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    Well, not surprisingly the market retraced some of yesterday's losses. And we may see a bit more upside in the short term, but that doesn't change the intermediate term picture painted by the Seven Sentinels.

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    Three signals flipped back to buy conditions after today's moderate buying pressure, but it takes all seven to flip back to a buy condition to change the status of the current signal. That means the Seven Sentinels remain in an intermediate ...
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