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  1. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 5/21/12- 5/25/12

    : The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 28% bulls, 65% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 0.43 to 1. That is a buy signal in any kind of market which means the system will remain 100% S fund for the week of 5/21/12 -5/25/12.

    Bull market rules have been in effect since the week of 1/09/12:

    See latest survey results

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    Updated 05-17-2012 at 09:52 PM by tsptalk (spelling)

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey Results
  2. SPX options expiration calculation update

    Here is the options calculation update, continuing from my Monday post. Because the SPX cash market has moved and open interest in the SPX options has moved; the previous target area (1370-1397) has shifted to: 1347-1398. The box has been pulled down. A bullish falling wedge has formed on the chart below. On Wednesday we saw a rally attempt fail in the first hour, but it will be rerun. Futures are also strongly up tonight (May 16), so I think there is a decent chance we make it inside the box ...
  3. The bleeding continues


    Stocks rallied out of the gate yesterday on positive economic data, but sellers came in and the word on the street that it was because of Greece again. An early 90-point gain turned into a 33-point loss for the Dow by the close.
  4. Legislation Aims to Help Feds Save More for Retirement

    Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) has introduced legislation that would encourage federal workers to save at least five percent of their pay in the Thrift Savings Plan.

    Dubbed the Save More Tomorrow Act of 2012, the legislation follows the private sector model of automatic enrollment in 401(k) plans to encourage higher savings and participation rates. It builds upon the Thrift Savings Plan Enhancement Act of 2009 under which all federal employees are automatically enrolled in ...
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  5. Oversold, overly bearish, terrible chart

    5/16/12Stocks tried to rebound yesterday, but more news out of Greece sent the dollar higher, and stocks lower by the close. The Dow, which had been up 63-points in earlier trading, closed down 63.

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