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  1. Discuss Market Comments 04/25/11

    by , 04-24-2011 at 11:04 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    H&S and curve balls - We saw more upside action on Thursday, following up on Wednesday's big rally. The Dow was up 52-points on the day as the pre-holiday positive seasonality held up...

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  2. Holding Steady

    by , 04-24-2011 at 05:34 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    After last week's bullish ramp up in the Tracker charts, I was anticipating some profit taking last week would drop those bullish levels a bit. And they did. Let's take a look.

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    Last week total G fund holdings for the Top 50 were sitting at 21.12%. For this week, total G fund holdings bumped up to 21.7%, which was less than a 1% increase. The S fund allocation fell 4.38%, but the I fund is up 2.28% going into this ...

    Updated 04-24-2011 at 05:20 PM by coolhand

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  3. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up - 04/23/11

    by , 04-23-2011 at 12:48 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    The Inverse H&S

    Stocks opened sharply lower last week after Standard & Poor’s moved U.S. debt from a stable to a negative outlook. That was on Monday. The market indices spent the next couple of days recouping some of those losses, but after a strong earnings report from Intel late Wednesday, the indices took off and we saw green across the board.

    For the TSP, the C-fund was up 1.35% during the holiday shortened week. The S-fund gained 1.41%, and the I-fund led
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  4. More Follow Through

    by , 04-21-2011 at 06:20 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    Remember over the weekend when I posted some statistical information about the Top 50 and how when they shift their allocations by more than 20% they've generally been right? In fact, by my measures, they had been right 5 of the last 6 times. This week makes 6 of 7, as we saw a 26% bullish shift in stock allocations going into this week. It didn't start out well on Monday, but in the subsequent trading sessions the S fund managed to close out the week with a 1.43% gain. Not too shabby.
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  5. Discuss Market Comments 04/21/11

    by , 04-20-2011 at 11:01 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    Gap holds - Following Intel's positive earnings report, the market opened up very strongly yesterday and held onto a 175 - 200 point gain the entire day. The Dow closed up 187-points and after the close, we saw a couple more positive tech earnings reports...

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