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  1. Bounce back

    Stocks shrugged off a big negative surprise in the final 1st quarter GDP number and rallied posting solid gains. The Dow gained 49-points, and percentage-wise, the broader indices did even better.

  2. New high, then...

    Stocks did an about face on turnaround Tuesday as the Dow took a 30-point gain into the afternoon, but finished with a 119-point loss. Was it Iraq? A bond auction? Or was the market just overbought and in need of a rest? We have negative reversal days on almost every index chart but so far no support has been broken.
  3. A dull market is bullish

    Stocks ended the day mostly flat yesterday, but spent most of the day in negative territory. The action was not bad considering the string of positive days we have seen, but are buyers drying up or just taking a break? The Dow lost 10-points and losses were minor in most of the broader indices.

  4. New week starts with new highs

    Stocks ended the day off their highs and with modest gains on Friday, but still managed to close at all-time highs - U.S. stocks anyway. The Dow ended the day up 26-points and small caps led the way higher again.
  5. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    U.S. stocks were up every day last week, and rose sharply after the FOMC policy statement was announced on Wednesday afternoon. Inflation has become a concern and we saw the dollar weaken and gold prices spike toward the end of the week.

    It was a healthy week for the TSP funds with all closing positive, and small caps continuing to leading the way in June.

    Here are the weekly,
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
S&P 500 (C Fund)
DWCPF (S Fund)
Dow Jones U.S. Completion Total Stock Market Index (^DWCPF)
EFA (I Fund)
iShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA)
AGG (F Fund)
iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond (AGG)