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  1. Post OPEX Decline

    by , 04-18-2011 at 05:11 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    Just when the charts were starting to recover from their lows a few trading days ago, a post OPEX decline hits the markets as a result of more headline shock.

    Specifically, weakness overseas set the initial tone over continued concerns centering on debt restructuring for Greece, Ireland, and Portugal. Then, on the domestic front, news that analysts at S&P lowered their outlook on U.S. debt to Negative hit the wires. The U.S kept their AAA rating, but the shot over the bow rattled ...
  2. Discuss Market Comments 04/18/11

    by , 04-17-2011 at 10:01 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    The charts look bullish - Stocks rallied on Friday completing a week that saw a successful test of the 50-day moving average on many indices. The Dow gained 57-points on Friday, but lost 38-points for the week...

    Market Commentary for 4/18/11

    Current Daily Market Commentary
  3. Big Bullish Bet

    by , 04-17-2011 at 06:41 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    It's not all that often I see huge shifts in stock and cash positions when assembling the weekly tracker charts, but we got a huge shift this coming week. Let's take a look.

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    The Top 50 went from an even 47% G fund position last week to a much more modest 21.12%. And the S fund ramped up from 34.86% to a very healthy 65.7%. The late rally last week seems to have convinced many TSPers that the next up-leg is in progress. ...

    Updated 04-18-2011 at 05:45 AM by coolhand

  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up - 04/16/11

    by , 04-16-2011 at 12:40 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    RS or bear flag?

    Stocks continued to pull back early last week, but a 2-day bounce off of the 50-day EMA’s on Thursday and Friday gave the bulls hope that the market rally could resume this coming week.

    For the TSP, the C-fund was down 0.62% last week, the S-fund lost 0.56%, and the I-fund fell 1.04%. Bonds (F-fund) gained 0.83%, and the G-fund was up 0.06%.

    For the month of April ...
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  5. Bulls Follow Through

    by , 04-15-2011 at 05:44 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    The bulls managed to put together some follow through action today, which was also Options Expiration.

    Early volatility was probably a result of disappointing corporate news. Google missed Wall Street's earnings forecast, which resulted in a -8.26% loss for the stock at the close of trading. Infosys Technologies also disappointed with its downside guidance and dropped a steep -13.42%. Bank of America also had a disappointing report, but wasn't punished nearly as much as its stock ...
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