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  1. Some Risk Taking For the New Week

    by , 09-10-2011 at 05:49 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
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    Last week, both the Top 50 and the herd (Total Tracker) dropped their collective stock allocations by more than 10%. For the week, the C fund dropped 1.08%, while the S fund shed 1.64%, so both groups had a shift in stock allocation that was in-line with the market's action.

    This week, both groups increased their stock allocations. Let's look at the charts:

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  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    by , 09-10-2011 at 04:18 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    09/10/11

    Time to test the lows again

    It was another wild ride for Wall Street during a holiday shortened week. On Tuesday stocks sold off sharply early, but a nice reversal helped turn a 300-point loss into a 100-point loss by the close. Wednesday saw a huge, nearly 300-point, follow-though rally, but things just went south again on Thursday and Friday.



    After all was said and
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  3. The boss who hates me...

    by , 09-10-2011 at 02:15 PM
    The boss who hates me gave me an unfair rating. What do I do now?

    Bureaupat answers a serious workplace question...

    By Bureaupat Sep 09 2011
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  4. Storm Clouds are Gathering

    by , 09-09-2011 at 06:04 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
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    Earlier this week I had mentioned that should the Seven Sentinels trigger an "Unconfirmed" sell signal, that I would not ignore it. And that was for several reasons. First, to confirm a sell signal NYMO would have to fall much, much further than where it currently stood at the time or stands after today. And we could see a lot of downside action without ever triggering an official sell condition. Second, this is a bear market, so downside surprises are ...
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  5. Dip

    by , 09-08-2011 at 10:17 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    09/09/11

    The market got off to a sluggish start yesterday, it saw a nice mid-morning rally, but lost steam throughout the day as Ben Bernanke addressed the investment community. By the close the Dow had lost 119-points.



    For the TSP, the C-fund was down 1.06% yesterday, the S-fund lost 1.54%, the I-fund fell 1.66%, and the F-fund (bonds)
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