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  1. Pullback

    Stocks saw their first significant down day since the market bottomed in early February. The good news yesterday was that stocks finished well off their lows - the Dow closed nearly 100-points off its low. The bad news is, we saw some breakdowns from many of the recent rising trading channels. The Dow lost 154-points.

  2. Will Ukraine/ Russia matter?

    Stocks closed higher on Friday, but it wasn't an easy day. After an early 125-point gain turned into a 50-point loss, the Dow rallied into the close ending the day up 49-points. Small caps lagged, and the I-fund led the way as the dollar broke down. Bonds were flat.

  3. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 03/03/14- 3/07/14

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 54% bulls, 35% bears.

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  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks bounced around quite a bit last week, and the trend was for strong morning action, followed by some profit taking later in the day, but when it was over, we saw respectable gains for the week. The situation in the Ukraine has investor's on their toes, but the indices continue to climb that preverbal wall of worry, and February ended its strong month on a high note.

    Here are the weekly, the final ...
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  5. Breakout, but what are bonds saying?

    Stocks open slowly on Thursday, but rallied and finally put together a strong close after a few days of early gains and late selling. The Dow gained 74-points while the S&P and small caps gained about a half of a percent, and the I-fund lagged but the dollar lost steam later in the day so we should see an improvement on Friday.
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