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  1. A New Year

    by , 01-02-2011 at 05:04 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    Here's the latest tracker charts for the first week of the new year.

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    The Top 50 are holding fast to a bullish position. These are generally not the folks who've been moving to cash the past week or so.

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    The Total Tracker shows a continued uptick in cash levels. That's a rise of 10% in the past 2 weeks.

    I don't have much ...
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  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up: 01/02/11

    by , 01-02-2011 at 01:21 AM (TSP Talk Blog)
    Quick Holiday Wrap-Up

    Stocks were relatively flat last week, during the very light volume holiday trading.

    For the week, the C-fund added 0.09%, the S-fund slipped 0.11%, and the I-fund gained 0.79% with the help of a weaker dollar. Bonds (F-fund) rebounded 0.58% last week, and the G-fund picked up 0.05%.



    For the month of December, the stock funds did very well. The C-fund was up 6.68%, ...
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  3. UAL is Cleared for Takeoff

    by , 01-01-2011 at 03:46 PM (Divot's Market Debrief)
    UAL looks good to me right now, and I’ve initiated a position with a bit of a different strategy here. I thought taking a minute to explain the technicals and the mechanics of the option position would be helpful. First off, here’s the big picture point and figure chart:
    My chart notes should say it all, but ...
  4. Final Read Before the New Year

    by , 12-31-2010 at 06:27 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    The Seven Sentinels remain in a buy condition, but now that the last trading day of 2010 is over I wanted to take a look at where they stand going into the new year.

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    NAMO has definitely taken a turn lower the past few trading days, while NYMO has tracked mostly sideways. NAMO is on a sell while NYMO is just barely a buy.

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    Not surprisingly, NAHL is tracking lower while NYHL is moving sideways. ...
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  5. Discuss Market Comments 12/31

    by , 12-30-2010 at 11:23 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    Holiday trading- Stocks drifted modestly lower yesterday on light volume. The Dow lost 16-points while S&P 500 and Nasdaq also saw minor losses, but the small caps and Dow Transports closed slightly higher...

    Market Commentary for 12/31/10

    Current Daily Market Commentary

    Happy New Year!
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