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  1. Best in Show: Armed Forces on Social Media

    Today, the Marines maintain a Facebook page with the most Fans of any military branch

    By Rachel Greenway

    It was only a few years ago that the U.S. Marine Corps banned social media sites from its network, including Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook, citing high risk for malicious actors and content.

    The ban was reversed less than a year later--in time to welcome the new Department of Defense ...
  2. April's Trading Day #9

    Well, trading day #9 in April lived up to its historical expectation. Looks like next week gets some seasonal assistance...
    Intraday Update
  3. Correction on cue despite bull rampage

    Markets over the past few sessions have appeared to be correcting, despite the bull rampage today. Indeed, a 4.5% loss was in the works near SP 500 1357 before the two day burst. The SP 500 chart shows an assumed ABC corrective pattern off the 1422 high, unfolding in minute five waves down as minor wave A. The minor B wave is underway and may or may not be finished. There is a little more wiggle room from 1388-1397 and stay within Fibonacci extremes, but resistance is just overhead. Then minor ...
  4. 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%.

  5. 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, ...
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