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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up - 06/25/11

    by , 06-25-2011 at 02:17 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    The Fed Spoils the Relief Rally

    Last week started out well for the stock market and by Wednesday morning we were looking at a 5th consecutive positive day for the S&P 500. At 2:15 PM ET on Wednesday the Federal Reserve announced their FOMC policy statement and as you can see in the 5-day chart below, things went south in a hurry.

    There were no real big surprises, but the Fed’s negative outlook seemed
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  2. Whipsaw Heaven

    by , 06-25-2011 at 09:11 AM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
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    It would seem that between Greece's fiscal woes and under capitalized Italian banks the market will have reason to retain a bearish European outlook. Of course there are other fiscal troubles beyond those two, but they are front and center at the moment.

    On the domestic front, our first quarter GDP was revised upward by 1.9%, which was unexpected. May's durable goods orders climbed 1.9% and April's numbers were revised upward 2.7%. That ...
  3. Discuss Market Comments 06/24/11

    by , 06-24-2011 at 12:19 AM (TSP Talk Blog)
    Another reversal - Stocks opened to the downside yesterday, following through on Wednesday's post-Fed sell-off, but things turned around and we saw a nice reversal to the upside. The Dow had been down well over 200-points in the morning but closed down just 60...

    Current Daily Market Commentary

    Market Commentary for 6/24/11
  4. Chart Patterns: Complex Head & Shoulders

    , 06-23-2011 at 10:03 PM
    Disclosure: The Chart Pattern blogs are exercises not meant to be traded off of within the TSP system of rules. I myself don't trade chart patterns within the the major indexes on the daily timeframe and I don't recommend you do either. The lack of flexibility in acquiring the right entry & exit make these patterns difficult to trade. Add to this the fact the major indexes are watched by everyone and often times when everyone is watching the same chart pattern, it does not come into fruition. ...
    Chart Patterns
  5. Sentiment Survey Results for 6/27/11 - 7/01/11

    by , 06-23-2011 at 09:21 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 06/27/11- 07/01/11

    Buy: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 31% bulls, 59% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 0.53 to 1. That is a buy signal so the system's allocation remains 100% S-Fund the week of 06/27/11 - 07/01/11.

    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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