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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up - 05/14/11

    by , 05-14-2011 at 02:12 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    Where’s the breakout?

    The market action resembled that of an EKG chart last week as we saw a lot of up and down action. Unfortunately Friday’s triple digit loss in the Dow took most major indices into the red for the week.



    For the TSP, the C-fund slipped 0.11% for the week. The S-fund held onto a 0.19% gain, and the I-fund lost 1.86% as the strength in the dollar really hurt this fund. Bonds (F-fund)
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  2. Support Holds

    by , 05-13-2011 at 05:58 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    The bull market remains intact, but market dynamics have changed dramatically since the end of April. We have a dollar that's in rally mode, which has translated into weakness in commodities. And nerves are probably getting frayed as the market gyrates in response to huge dislocations in metals and energy. But support held today for the S&P 500.

    The market began the day modestly positive, but that didn't last too long as it chopped into negative territory after the first minutes of ...
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  3. Discuss Market Comments 05/13/11

    by , 05-12-2011 at 11:19 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    Support hold while stocks battle the dollar - Stocks put in a nice reversal day yesterday after opening down near the lows of the day, and closing near the highs. The Dow ended the day up about 66-points...

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    Market Commentary for 5/13/11
  4. Sentiment Survey Results for 5/16/11 - 5/20/11

    by , 05-12-2011 at 09:37 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 05/16/11 - 05/20/11

    Hold: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 1.18 to 1 bulls (46%) to bears (39%) ratio. That is a neutral reading so the system's allocation remains 100% S-Fund the week of 05/16/11 - 05/20/11

    Bull market rules are in affect since 9/27/10:

    See latest survey results

    To discuss or comment on the Sentiment Survey, go to Sentiment Survey Talk


    The legal ...
  5. Liquidity Continues to Support Market

    by , 05-12-2011 at 06:01 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    After yesterday's sell off, I was fairly certain the market would probably see more selling pressure in short order, and we got it. But it didn't last the entire trading day. The lows came early on and by the close the broader market managed moderate gains.

    The dollar fell modestly, while oil prices hit an intra-day low of $95.25 per barrel, but rallied to close up 0.8% at $98.97 per barrel.

    The April Producer Price Index (PPI) was released this morning and showed an ...
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