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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


    6/01/12

    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.

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  3. Sentiment Survey Results...

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

    Buy
    : 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


    5/31/12

    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.

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  5. Breakout, but for how long?


    5/30/12

    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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