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  1. TSP Holiday Closing Monday

    Per www.tsp.gov:

    HOLIDAY CLOSING


    Some financial markets will be closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The Thrift Savings Plan will also be closed. Transactions that would have been processed Monday night (January 21st) will be processed Tuesday night (January 22nd), at Tuesday's closing share prices.
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  2. Breakout

    1/18/13

    Stocks rallied yesterday with some major indices hitting levels not seen in five years. The Dow gained 85-points while small caps led the way.
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  3. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 1/22/13- 1/25/13

    Hold: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 50% bulls, 38% bears,for a bulls to bears ratio of 1.32 to 1. That is a neutral reading in a bull market which means the survey system allocation will remain 100% G fund for the week of 1/22/13 - 1/25/13.

    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. The smart money backs off

    1/17/13

    Stocks continued their sideways action as the indices have closed in a very tight range for 5 straight days. The Dow lost 24-points while the Nasdaq was up 6, and the S&P 500 was flat.
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  5. S&P hit a brick wall

    1/16/13

    Stocks were mixed but mostly flat again yesterday, although the Dow did end the day up 28-points. We're seeing new highs in some leading indices, but the S&P 500 has hit a brick wall.
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