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  1. Sentiment Survey Results for 3/14/11 - 3/18/11

    by , 03-10-2011 at 07:53 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 03/14/11 - 03/18/11

    Buy: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey gave another buy signal this week after the 0.59 to 1 bulls (33%) to bears (56%) ratio. The system's allocation remains 100% S-Fund for next week.

    Bull market rules are in affect since 9/27/10:

    See latest survey results

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

    The legal stuff: This system is ...
  2. Hanging By a Thread

    by , 03-10-2011 at 06:24 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    First the good news. The S&P 500's one-month low of 1294 held. The bad news is that it closed trade today below its 50-day moving average for the first time in six months.

    There was no shortage of negative headlines either. But headlines aside, this market has been under pressure for at least 2 weeks. I have to wonder where the averages would be if it wasn't for QE2.

    Among the headlines today, China reported a February trade deficit of about $7 billion, which caught ...
  3. Discuss Market Comments 03/10/11

    by , 03-09-2011 at 10:04 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    Waiting for the next move - Stocks were flat to slightly lower yesterday as the Dow lost 1-point on the day...

    Market Commentary for 3/10/11

    Current Daily Market Commentary
  4. Edging Lower

    by , 03-09-2011 at 04:54 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    The broader market traded in volatile fashion in the morning session and by noon was near the flat line. From there it chopped its way lower with the S&P closing out today's trading with a 0.14% loss, while the Wilshire 4500 posted a more moderate 0.36% loss. The Nasdaq fared a bit worse with a 0.51% loss, but even that wasn't as bad as it could have been.

    Not surprisingly, oil was the main focus today in a market largely devoid of catalysts. At the close oil had traded down with ...

    Updated 03-09-2011 at 09:25 PM by coolhand (Changed BPCOMPQ to a buy.)

  5. Discuss Market Comments 03/09/11

    by , 03-08-2011 at 10:26 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    The S&P is trying to fight the bear flag epidemic - Stocks rebounded off support once again as the major indices have been consolidating for two-weeks and can't seem to decide which way to break. The Dow gained 124-points on the day...

    Market Commentary for 3/09/11

    Current Daily Market Commentary
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