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  1. Sentiment Survey Results: 10/10 - 10/14/11

    by , 10-06-2011 at 08:17 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    TSPTalk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 10/10/11- 10/14/11

    Sell: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 44% bulls, 44% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 1.00 to 1. That is a sell signal in a bear market which means the system will move to 100% G Fund for the week of 10/10/11 - 10/14/11.

    Bear market rules are in affect 8/22/11:

    See latest survey results

    To discuss or comment on the Sentiment Survey, go to Sentiment Survey Talk
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  2. Technical analysis has been text book

    by , 10-05-2011 at 10:54 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    10/06/11


    Stocks struggled out of the gate yesterday after the big Turnaround Tuesday, but the market found its footing and rallied strongly into the close. The Dow gains 131-points.




    For the TSP, the C-fund gained 1.84% yesterday, the S-fund was up 1.91%, the I-fund added 1.54%, and the F-fund (bonds) lost 0.39%

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  3. Following Same Old Script

    by , 10-05-2011 at 05:19 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    Follow through off a big intraday reversal has been a big theme the past two months, and we got more of the same today.

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    In spite of a negative open, the market didn't take long to begin chopping its way higher. But it was another volatile session, which saw the bulls and bears battle it out throughout the day. But early in the afternoon session the bulls took control and sent the broader averages to a second straight day of significant ...
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  4. Snap back rally

    by , 10-04-2011 at 09:48 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    09/05/11

    Stocks wer
    e down sharply early yesterday to the tune of about 250 Dow points, then nearly crawled back toward break-even by early afternoon, but the rebound failed and the indices tested the day's lows again. That would have been wild enough, but as the lows were being tested in afternoon trading, the buyers stepped up and the Dow shot up well over 300-points off of those lows to close up 153-points.

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  5. Just When You Thought Volatility Couldn't Get Any Worse

    by , 10-04-2011 at 05:58 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    The market opened with a gap down and within about 30 minutes hit its lows of the day. From there it was a roller coaster up into positive territory and then back down into the red. And with just 40 minutes left to the trading day and the market seemingly poised to push lower into the close, a massive short covering rally developed that saw the S&P 500 move at least 4% in those last minutes. Our S fund was even more impressive with more than a 5% reversal into the close.

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    Updated 10-05-2011 at 08:02 AM by coolhand

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