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  1. Jobs report Friday


    The indices were mixed yesterday with the Dow pulling back another 50-points while the Nasdaq was flat and small caps saw decent gains.
  2. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 2/04/13- 2/08/13

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 43% bulls, 46% bears,for a bulls to bears ratio of 0.93 to 1. That is a BUY signal in a bull market which means the survey system will move to a 100% S fund allocation for the week of 2/04/13 - 2/08/13.

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

    See latest survey results

    To discuss or comment on the Sentiment ...
  3. So that's what a loss looks like


    The market was trying to cling to the break-even level up until the Fed's FOMC meeting policy announcement. At that point the buying dried up a bit, and the Dow ended the day down a modest 44-points.
  4. Same old story


    Another 72-points for the Dow yesterday following the one-day, 14-point pullback on Monday. The market is keeping the bears frustrated, and while the bulls are enjoying it, they have to be a little nervous about this action coming to an end soon.

    Updated 01-30-2013 at 09:37 AM by tsptalk (Jobs report estimate updated)

    Daily Market Commentary
  5. Stick a fork in me at 1525


    Stocks were flat to slightly lower yesterday as the Dow lost 14-points, the S&P shed 3, and small caps ticked up 0.01%.
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