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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
  2. Flat - The sequel


    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.

  3. Fake-outs and reversals


    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.

  4. Flat


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


    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.

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