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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks finally took a little dive off of the fiscal cliff on Friday morning, but they hung in there and saw just modest losses of less than 1%, and ended the week with some respectable gains.

    Here are the TSP fund returns for the week of December 17 through
    December 21.

    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  2. End of the world


    Stocks rallied yesterday despite the pending end of the world today. The Dow gained 60-points but after hours last night (Thursday) stock futures plummeted after John Boehner could not get the votes needed to pass his fiscal cliff's "Plan B".

  3. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 12/24/12- 12/28/12

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 57% bulls, 33% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 1.73 to 1. That is a neutral reading in a bull market which means the system will remain in a 100% S fund allocation for the week of 12/24/12 - 12/28/12.

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

    See latest survey results

    To discuss or comment on the ...
  4. Pullback


    Stocks were slightly lower to even during most of the day's trading on Wednesday, but a late selloff saw the indices close at their lows of the day. The Dow lost 99-points and the indices are already testing support.

  5. Buy the rumor breakout?


    Stocks rallied yesterday as it seems as if the market is pricing in a deal being made in the fiscal cliff negotiations. The Dow jumped 115-points and we saw 1% to 2% gains in most of the major stock indices.
S&P 500 (C Fund)
DWCPF (S Fund)
Dow Jones U.S. Completion Total Stock Market Index (^DWCPF)
EFA (I Fund)
iShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA)
AGG (F Fund)
iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond (AGG)