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  1. Sentiment Survey Results for 5/30/11 - 6/03/11

    by , 05-27-2011 at 08:58 AM (TSP Talk Blog)
    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 05/30/11 - 06/03/11

    Hold: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 1.15 to 1 bulls (45%) to bears (39%) ratio. That is a neutral reading so the system's allocation remains 100% S-Fund the week of 05/30/11 - 06/03/11

    Bull market rules are in affect since 9/27/10:

    See latest survey results

    To discuss or comment on the Sentiment Survey, go to Sentiment Survey Talk

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  2. Discuss Market Comments 05/27/11

    by , 05-26-2011 at 09:52 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    Holiday Trading - Thursday's action was very similar to Wednesday's in that stocks opened lower, rallied most of the day, but saw selling into the close. The Dow gained 8-points on the day, but the broader indices fared much better...

    Current Daily Market Commentary

    Market Commentary for 5/27/11
  3. Pre-Holiday Bias

    by , 05-26-2011 at 05:58 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    Oversold conditions, thin trading, and a pre-holiday bias are helping the major averages retrace some of their recent losses.

    This upward bias is in spite of the fact that the second estimate of first quarter GDP revealed growth of 1.8%. This is less than the 2% economists were looking for and not particularly good news for the overall economy.

    Initial jobless claims rose once again to a total of 424,000 and is well above estimates of 400,000.

    Volume ...
  4. Discuss Market Comments 05/26/11

    by , 05-25-2011 at 09:26 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    3 to 5 day test - Stocks opened weaker yesterday but the market quickly found its footing and headed rallied into the afternoon. The indices moved sideways until the last hour of trading when a strange, short, sharp rally manifested, but almost as quickly as it went up, things settled back down and the Dow closed up 38-points...

    Current Daily Market Commentary

    Market Commentary for 5/26/11
  5. Dead Cat Bounce?

    by , 05-25-2011 at 07:16 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    I'm running late this evening so I'm going to go straight to the charts tonight.

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    NAMO and NYMO both moved back into a buy condition today. From the beginning of April you can see the peaks on both charts have been dropping lower. The troughs have too for the most part. This certainly suggests a weakening market, but how much downside can we expect?

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    NAHL and NYHL didn't move much and remain in ...

    Updated 05-25-2011 at 07:49 PM by coolhand

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