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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    by , 11-05-2011 at 03:42 PM (TSP Talk Blog)


    Stocks have time-frame issues

    What do these numbers have to do with your TSP account?

    They are the daily point movements in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (up and down) in 9 of the last 11 trading days. The only 2 days that did not see triple digit moves in the last 11 days were the last two Fridays, and although this past Friday was down just 61 points, it was
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  2. Dept. of Homeland Security looks to monitor social media

    by , 11-05-2011 at 12:15 PM
    DHS developing methods to keep eye on Facebook and Twitter

    By's Alex Salta

    Social media has been a driving force behind recent spurts of social upheaval around the globe, from the Arab Spring to the current Occupy Wall Street protests, and the federal government has begun to take notice and ask some questions.

    The Associated Press is reporting that the Department ...
  3. Broader Market Ends Week in the Red

    by , 11-04-2011 at 06:55 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    In spite of a two-day rally during the week, the broader market still closed with significant losses overall. For the week, the C fund fell 2.46%, the S fund was down 1.51%, and the I fund dropped a whopping 6.20%. Our sentiment survey was on a sell for the week, so it was a good call for that system.

    The Greek debt crisis didn't see any major headlines today, but there's word that the G-20 meeting currently in session is seeing some of its own volatility. And that situation will ...
  4. Bouncing off of support

    by , 11-03-2011 at 10:18 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks rallied on more noise out of Greece. The Dow gained 208-points but it is getting ridiculous that our markets are hanging on every rumor and statement coming out of Europe. The market likes a catalyst to use as an excuse. Oil, China, the dollar, gold, whatever, and right now Greece is the flavor of the day.

    For the TSP, the C-fund was up 1.90% ...
  5. Sentiment Survey Results: Nov. 7 - Nov. 11

    by , 11-03-2011 at 07:51 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 11/07/11- 11/11/11

    Sell: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 57% bulls, 33% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 1.73 to 1. That is a sell signal in a bear market which means the system will remain 100% G Fund for the week of 11/07/11 - 11/11/11.

    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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