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  1. Discuss Market Comments 06/01/11

    by , 05-31-2011 at 10:59 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    Bad news ignored - After the overnight futures pointed to a strong open, stocks did open higher on Tuesday morning, and despite a mid-day swoon, the indices closed near the highs of the day. The Dow gained 128-points...

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  2. It's Really Not About Fundamentals

    by , 05-31-2011 at 06:16 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    I try not to get too caught up with market fundamentals. I tried that a few years ago and it was entirely too hard to keep up with, but more than that, it became obvious to me over time that there were other factors at play such as sentiment, technical analysis, and central bank intervention that played large roles in what the market does over various time frames. So I settled on technical analysis using the Seven Sentinels as a guide to try and discern market trends. Yes, I do post economic data ...

    Updated 06-01-2011 at 06:03 AM by coolhand

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  3. Discuss Market Comments 05/31/11

    by , 05-30-2011 at 11:06 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    Flags - Stocks rallied on light volume on Friday. The week had gotten off to a rough start but stocks moved higher into the holiday weekend. The Dow gained 39-points on the day...

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    Market Commentary for 5/31/11
  4. The Bond Spectrum: Bullish going into June

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    JTH
    , 05-30-2011 at 10:14 PM
    The Bond Spectrum
    Bullish going into June

    This week the F-Fund is the clear winner with an 80% reading and the trend is clearly up with prices above 75% within the 6-month chart. This trend is strong, as are the internals with the stochastic having managed an unbelievable 25 days above 80. This is what I'd call embedded to the upside (not overbought.) We've also closed in a huge gap from the left red square. The major moving average deviations I watch are gaining positive
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  5. Cautious Indecision

    by , 05-30-2011 at 09:47 AM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    There's not much to read into this weeks tracker charts as neither the Top 50 or the Total Tracker made any big moves. Here's the charts:

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    The most notable change this week for the Top 50 is that after 3 consecutive weeks of declining stock exposure, they modestly added to it. I can't read much into that however, since we had three up days in a row, which will change the mix between stock and Bond/Cash holders at the ...
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