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  1. Flat


    9/19/12

    Stocks were mixed yesterday as the Dow gained 11-points while the Nasdaq, S&P 500, and small caps closed flat to modestly lower.
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  2. A day of rest


    9/18/12

    Stocks took a day off from their recent breakout as some of the indices were quite overbought and probably need a couple of days to regain some strength. The Dow lost 40-points.
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  3. Bears giving fuel to rally


    9/17/12

    Following up on Thursday's 200+ point day in the Dow after QE3 was announced, stocks rallied modestly again on Friday with the Dow picking up another 54.
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  4. Where's the Bulls?

    Even QE3 can't coax many of our TSPers out of cash and bonds as the Total Tracker shows we dropped our collective stock allocations a bit more. The Top 50 however, did increase their stock exposure. Here's the charts:

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    The Top 50 increased their stock exposure going into the new week from 57.96% to a total of 63.8%. That's a total increase week over week of 5.84%. Last week, the Top 50 had a big shift ...
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  5. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    Stocks rallied last week after the Fed announces the start of quantitative easing #3, or QE3. The Dow jumped 207-points on Thursday after the announcement, and followed up with more gains on Friday.



    Here are the TSP fund returns for the week of September 11 through September 14, plus the up to date annual returns.

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    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
S&P 500 (C fund)
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Dow Completion (S fund)
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EFA (I fund)
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Bonds (F fund)
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