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  1. Dip


    Stocks saw minor losses yesterday after Wednesday's big Fed triggered rally. The Dow lost 40-points, the S&P 500 slipped a couple, and small caps and the I-fund were not spared. The Nasdaq did manage a small gain thanks to strength in Apple. Bonds dipped as yields moved up slightly. The dollar saw a bounce.


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  2. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 9/23/13- 9/27/13

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 57% bulls, 35% bears.

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  3. Fed Up


    The Fed surprised almost everyone on Wednesday as they announced no slowdown in their bond buying policy. The taper will have to wait. Everything went up in price; stocks, bonds, gold, oil, and especially the I-fund, as the dollar dropped like a rock. The Dow gained 147-points.

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  4. FOMC Day


    The pre-Fed action has been impressive as the Dow gained another 35-points while the broader indices saw even larger percentage gains. Bond yields were down so the F-fund was up, and the I-fund gave a little back after Monday's strong gains.

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  5. Breakout in Bonds?


    Stocks gapped up on Monday morning, mainly because Larry Summers decided to withdraw his name from the list of possible replacements for Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. The emotional open was met with some selling later in the day as the indices closed well off their highs and ended the day mixed. The Dow ended the day up 119-points while the Nasdaq closed in negative territory because of a sell-off in Apple.

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