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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks struggled to find direction last week but in the end the bears won the battle as the selling on Friday led to modest losses for the week.

    Here are the up to date TSP fund returns through June 14. Last week's losses took the C and S funds into negative territory for the month, while the I-fund is clinging to a small gain. The F-fund (bonds) closed the week
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  2. Big rally... matches 1987


    Stocks opened in negative territory on Thursday but headed up almost immediately and never looked back as the Dow gained 180-points by the close.


    Updated 06-14-2013 at 09:27 AM by tsptalk (Japan dropped 20%, not 2%, as initial posted.)

    Daily Market Commentary
  3. Sentiment Survey results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 6/17/13- 6/21/13

    Buy: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 36% bulls, 55% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 0.65 to 1. That is a buy signal in a bull market which means the survey system will remain in a 100% S fund allocation for the week of 6/17/13 - 6/21/13.

    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 ...
  4. 1987 sequel? Stay on your toes


    Stocks opened sharply higher yesterday, looking to get back some of Tuesday's 217-point loss in the Dow, but the early 120-point rally turned into a 126-point loss by the close on Wednesday. Now the indices are testing some important support so don't blink in the coming days.

  5. Failed breakouts and reversals in bonds


    It was another triple digit move for the Dow yesterday; this one a loss as turmoil over the Bank of Japan's decision to hold their monetary policy steady saw stocks around the world decline. The Japanese Nikkei Index had tumbled over 3000 points in the last couple of weeks so many expected some kind of change in their policy.

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)