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  1. Rebound continues


    Stocks followed through on Wednesday's rally yesterday as the Dow added another 181-points onto Wednesday's +89 for a two day gain of 270 - the largest 2-day gain of the year.

    For the TSP, the C-fund was up 1.38% yesterday, the S-fund gained 1.72%, the I-fund made 1.33%, and the F-fund (bonds) slipped 0.02%.

  2. Sentiment Survey Results - Sell

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 4/16/12- 4/20/12

    : The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 63% bulls, 26% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 2.42 to 1. That is a sell signal in a bull market which means the system will move to a 100% G fund allocation for the week of 4/16/12 - 4/20/12.

    Bull market rules are in affect since the week of 1/09/12:

    See latest survey results

    To discuss or comment on the Sentiment Survey, ...
  3. Bounce


    Stocks saw a modest rebound yesterday with the Dow gaining 89-points, but investors weren't overly eager to buy as the index closed over 40-points off the morning highs.

    For the TSP, the C-fund was up 0.76% yesterday, the S-fund gained 1.33%, the I-fund made 1.14%, and the F-fund (bonds) lost 0.15%.

    The S&P 500

    Updated 04-12-2012 at 09:29 AM by tsptalk (Chart source link updated)

    Daily Market Commentary
  4. Stepping in front of the train could be dangerous

    The speed and angle of the drop yesterday was impressive. WD Gann (1878-1955) was a trader that developed a series of geometric angle relationships of price with time. His nine angles were drawn from all significant high and low pivot points, and his theroy is in use today. There is some speculation that it doesn't work, but others swear by it. The bounce underway today may not last. The SP 500 chart below shows two breakdown lines in the past few days; one going all the way back to the October ...
  5. Breakdown


    Stocks fell off the table yesterday as the nice little low volatility 2012 rally has quickly turned into a little bit of a panic here. The Dow lost 214-points on the day and the charts of the major indices ended the day mixed technically.

    For the TSP, the C-fund dropped 1.70% yesterday, the S-fund lost 2.37%, the I-fund fell 2.34%, and the F-fund ...
S&P 500 (C fund)
Dow Completion (S fund)
EFA (I fund)
Bonds (F fund)