TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 02/14/11 - 02/18/11 Buy: Our Sentiment Survey System remains in a 100% S-fund allocation for the week of 02/14/11 - 02/18/11 after a fresh new buy signal. The neutral bulls (44%) to bears (42%) ratio of 1.05 means 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
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Early selling pressure gave way to dip buying interest fairly quickly in the first half hour of trade this morning, with stocks chopping around the remainder of the day. The S&P 500 managed to close higher by a modest .07%, while the Wilshire 4500 a more moderate 0.44%.
The early weakness seemed to key on some disappointing outlooks from Cisco and Akamai Tech, as the initial jobless claims report was all but ignored in spite of better than expected numbers.
I had been
Not much of a break - It took a late push higher but the Dow closed higher for the 8th consecutive day. However, most major indices saw modest losses on the day although hardly making a dent in he charts... Market Commentary for 2/10/11 Current Daily Market Commentary
I'm not inclined to be much of a risk taker with my TSP account, at least not like I used to be. I let my Roth IRAs incur most of the risk these days as I stay fully invested in those. I suppose one could say I'm using TSP as a type of hedge in the event a major decline hits the markets.
But I'm not expecting one of those anytime soon. I think the Egyptian situation was ample reason for this market to sell-off and when that didn't do it I began to think this uptrend was darn near
More of the same - Stocks rallied. Bonds moved lower. The Dow moved higher for the 7th straight day closing up another 72-points... Market Commentary for 2/09/11 Current Daily Market Commentary