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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.


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  2. End of the world

    12/21/12

    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".


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  3. Sentiment Survey Results...

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

    Hold:
    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

    12/20/12

    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.


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  5. Buy the rumor breakout?

    12/19/12

    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.
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