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  1. Rebound

    by , 08-10-2014 at 09:08 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks rallied strongly on Friday as the Dow jumped 186-points and the broader U.S. indices picked up about 1%. It seems like a case of 'sell the rumor, buy the news' as the geopolitical events reached a crescendo when we announced airstrikes against Iraq on Thursday night.

    We saw Russia amassing an army at the Ukraine
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  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    by , 08-09-2014 at 12:00 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Bombing in Gaza. The Russians amassing troops at the Ukrainian border. U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq. The European economy rapidly slowing down. An Ebola outbreak. And U.S. stocks were up last week. It took a 186-points rally in the Dow on Friday to push the indices into positive territory, and that probably took many investors by surprise.

    The indices were very oversold and due for a bounce, and that is the setup market timers look for, while investors were just glad
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  3. Sentiment Survey Results...

    by , 08-09-2014 at 11:20 AM (TSP Talk Blog)

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 08/11/14- 08/15/14

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 43% bulls, 41% bears.

    See latest survey results


    Get the Sentiment System Signals...
  4. Downside continues

    by , 08-07-2014 at 08:53 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks opened higher on Thursday but the sellers were not far off and we saw a very weak afternoon of trading. By the close the Dow was down 75-points and the losses were about a half of a percent in the major indices.


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  5. Flat

    by , 08-06-2014 at 07:43 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    We got a little bit of everything on Wednesday but in the end, nothing really happened. Stocks opened lower, reversed sharply higher, came back to break-even, and that's about where it ended. The Dow gained 14-points and many indices closed near the flat line. The small caps led on the upside and the I-fund and Transports lagged.


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