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  1. December


    By the close on Friday, stocks were mostly flat although the intraday action saw the indices bounce between gains and losses for most of the day. It seemed investors didn't know whether to buy or sell before the market closed because of the potential for fiscal cliff news over the weekend. The Dow gained 4-points on the day.

  2. Holding Steady

    Not much change in allocations going into the new week. Here's the charts:

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    The Top trimmed their stock exposure by 6.9% to a total allocation of 53.3%. Bond exposure fell by 11.9%.

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    The Total Tracker saw stock allocations dip by only 2.36%. Total stock allocations for this group are conservative at 45.13%. ...
  3. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    It was another positive week for stocks last week as a dramatic reversal on Wednesday turned what looked like a breakdown into a bullish "outside day" and the indices were able to hang onto those gains through Friday.

    Here are the TSP fund returns for the week of November 26 through November 30. All of the funds ended the week, and the month of November, in
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  4. Break out and dollar break down


    Stocks were higher during most of the trading day yesterday, with the exception of a quick, news driven spike lower just before noon. The Dow ended the day up 37-points, while the broader indices saw larger percentage gains.

  5. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 12/03/12- 12/07/12

    : The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 53% bulls, 35% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 1.51 to 1. That is a neutral reading which means the system will remain in a 100% S fund allocation for the week of 12/03/12 - 12/03/12.

    Bull market rules have been in effect since the week of 1/09/12:

    See latest survey results

    To discuss or comment on the Sentiment Survey, ...
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