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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    After a very modest two day pullback on Wednesday and Thursday, stocks rebounded on Friday after what appeared to be a weaker than expected jobs report where we actually saw the unemployment rate move back up to 7.9%, and 157,000 jobs being added, which was slightly lower than estimates. But large upward revisions to the November and December's reports helped give the bulls another reason to buy, and actually the futures were up sharply before the report was released
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  2. Jobs report Friday


    The indices were mixed yesterday with the Dow pulling back another 50-points while the Nasdaq was flat and small caps saw decent gains.
  3. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 2/04/13- 2/08/13

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 43% bulls, 46% bears,for a bulls to bears ratio of 0.93 to 1. That is a BUY signal in a bull market which means the survey system will move to a 100% S fund allocation for the week of 2/04/13 - 2/08/13.

    Bull market rules have been in effect since the week of 1/09/12:

    See latest survey results

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  4. So that's what a loss looks like


    The market was trying to cling to the break-even level up until the Fed's FOMC meeting policy announcement. At that point the buying dried up a bit, and the Dow ended the day down a modest 44-points.
  5. Same old story


    Another 72-points for the Dow yesterday following the one-day, 14-point pullback on Monday. The market is keeping the bears frustrated, and while the bulls are enjoying it, they have to be a little nervous about this action coming to an end soon.

    Updated 01-30-2013 at 09:37 AM by tsptalk (Jobs report estimate updated)

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