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  1. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 8/27/12- 8/31/12

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 36% bulls, 55% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 0.65 to 1. That is a buy signal which means the system will remain 100% S fund for the week of 8/27/12 - 8/31/12.

    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, go to Sentiment Survey Talk
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  2. Flat - The sequel

    8/23/12

    Stocks were mixed yesterday but closed strongly after a weak opening creating yet another flat day. The Dow lost 31-points, but the S&P 500 was up 32 cents, or 0.0%, and the Nasdaq closed modestly higher.

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  3. Fake-outs and reversals

    8/22/12

    Stocks rallied out of the gate yesterday but went into a decline by late afternoon as the buying dried up. The Dow, which had been up about 60-points earlier, closed down 68-points.

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  4. Flat

    8/21/12

    It is sure nice of the market to be very quiet during my vacation. The Dow lost 3.56 points on the day.
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  5. Dollar and bonds could be the tell


    8/20/12

    Stocks bounced around on Friday but closed strongly, locking in another week of gains for the major indices. The Dow gained 25-points on the day.

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S&P 500 (C fund)
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Dow Completion (S fund)
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EFA (I fund)
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Bonds (F fund)
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