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  1. Japan's QE triggers global rally

    Stocks ended a turbulent month with an explosion out of the gate on Friday morning. On the day the Fed officially ends the U.S. quantitative easing program, the Bank of Japan announced their own version of QE and stocks around the globe rallied strongly.

  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks started last week with a small loss on Monday, but by Tuesday the bulls were back in business. There was a 2-day FOMC meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday and the Fed didn't say anything to upset investors. That opened the door for buyers to take charge into the end of the week.

    Here are the weekly, final monthly for October, and annual TSP fund returns for the week ending October 31:
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  3. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 11/03/14- 11/07/14

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 56% bulls, 28% bears.

    See latest survey results

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  4. Rally resumes

    Stocks resumed the rally on Tuesday, after a day of pausing. The Dow was the leader gaining 221-point, but Visa, up 10.5%, accounted for over 150 of those points, and that's why some of the other indices didn't do quite as well as the Dow, but the gains were still solid. The exception was the Dow Transportation Index, which was down 1%.

  5. Fed snoozer

    The stock markets closed slightly lower yesterday as the Dow gave up 31-points. Given Tuesday's rally, yesterday's action is rather insignificant in both value and technical analysis-wise.

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