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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    Breakout is a good sign,but short-term question marks

    Stocks rallied strongly on Friday turning what looked like was going to be a negative week into another positive one. The action comes as we head into an important weekend for the Eurozone as they continue to put together a plan to try to tame the debt crisis in Greece.

    For the TSP, the C-fund gained 1.14%, the S-fund added 0.44%, the I-fund slipped 0.44%, while the F-fund (bonds) was up
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  2. What's Trending in Government Customer Service

    News, strategies and trends for the week

    By's Alex Salta

    This series of articles on customer service in government is sponsored by Microsoft. Download a customer service planning guide at Microsoft Government today.

    In the wake of President Obama's April Executive Order directing all federal agencies to make improved customer service a top priority, service ...
  3. Options Expiration Ends With Big Gains

    We've broken out to the upside, but because it was on OPEX the breakout may be suspect. At least in the short term anyway, because it can create a deceptive market environment. But don't take my comments as either bullish or bearish, only that technicals can change once OPEX is over.

    The I Fund is a special bargain-expiration-friday-jpg

    As we've been hearing most of the week, this weekend there will be a EU summit, the first of two, where EU leaders hope to craft a plan to address their debt ...
  4. Stuck


    Stocks bounced around again yesterday and when the music stopped, the indices were mixed but the Dow's 37-point gain made it 11 straight days of down - up - down - up... closes.

    For the TSP, the C-fund was up 0.46% yesterday, the S-fund gained 0.34%, the I-fund fell slipped 0.06%, and the F-fund (bonds) gave up 0.04%.

    The S&P ...
  5. Sentiment Survey Results: 10/24 - 10/28/11

    TSPTalk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 10/24/11- 10/28/11

    Hold: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 40% bulls, 49% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 0.82 to 1. That is a neutral reading in a bear market which means the system will remain 100% G Fund for the week of 10/24/11 - 10/28/11.

    Bear market rules are in affect 8/22/11:

    See latest survey results

    To discuss or comment on the Sentiment Survey, go to Sentiment Survey Talk ...
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