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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Although off to a rocky start, stocks had a pretty good week last week. They opened sharply lower on Monday as the situation in Crimea, Ukraine escalated, but by Tuesday investors put that behind them and we ended the week with a decent jobs report. The U.S. indices ended the week with gains near 1% while the International Fund struggled a bit, as did bonds.

    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  2. Jobs Report

    Jobs Report:

    Actual +175,000 vs. +163,000 estimate.

    Unemployment rate: Actual 6.7% vs. 6.6% estimate.

    More: Economy adds 175000 jobs in February; unemployment rate up to 6.7%
    Intraday Update
  3. Stocks rise into jobs report

    Update: The job market added 175,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate rose to 6.7% from 6.6%. Estimates were looking for +163,000 and 6.6% respectively.

    Stocks were mixed again on Thursday as the Dow gained 62-points, the Nasdaq was down, and small caps and the S&P 500 were basically flat. The Transports had a big day and, with the help of a falling dollar, the I-fund led the TSP funds.

    Updated 03-07-2014 at 08:34 AM by tsptalk

    Daily Market Commentary
  4. Pause

    Stocks were mostly flat but mostly mixed on Wednesday as the Dow lost 36-points, and the TSP funds were up or down slightly.

  5. Gaps, gaps, everywhere!

    Stocks soared yesterday, reversing the big losses we encountered on Monday, and we saw new highs on several major indices. The Dow gained 228-points and the TSP stock funds picked up nice gains after Monday's shake up.


    Updated 03-05-2014 at 08:38 AM by tsptalk

    Daily Market Commentary
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