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  1. Job report disaster

    Only 69,000 jobs were added in May vs. the 150,000 estimated. The unemployment rate ticked up to 8.2%. March and April numbers were revised lower. March's were lowered by 11,000 jobs, while April's plummeted by 38,000.
  2. Jobs report Friday


    Some wild moves on Wall Street yesterday as deep early losses turned into solid gains by the afternoon, but a late sell-off just before the close took the indices back into negative territory. Perhaps this morning's jobs report had something to do with the late nerves yesterday.

  3. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 6/04/12- 6/08/12

    : The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 32% bulls, 61% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 0.52 to 1. That is a buy signal which means the system will remain 100% S fund for the week of 6/04/12 - 6/08/12.

    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 Survey, go to Sentiment Survey ...
  4. The bear flag is back


    Stocks sold of yesterday as the Dow lost 161-points on - you guessed it - concerns out of Europe. This time it was the Spanish banks. This sell-off tosses the technical picture back into a more negative outlook.

  5. Breakout, but for how long?


    Despite some questionable economic data, stocks rallied yesterday showing us that Greece is still center stage for the market as there was some optimism out of Europe.
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