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  1. We're Not Buying It

    While the charts are looking awful bullish we just aren't embracing this latest up leg. Not that I'm surprised, but that's what the tracker charts show. Here's the charts:

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    Last week, the Top 50 had increased their collective stock exposure by 7.3%, which was a good move for those that had the guts to chase this market higher. But their total stock allocation last week was still only 23.12%, which is ...
  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    10/15/11Defying gravityStocks rallied strongly last week as the Dow gained 543-points, following through on the relentless rebound off of the early October low.The news of bailouts in Europe helped propel the rally, ironically at a time when there is a world-wide cry out against such big bank and Wall Street bailouts. It was a big week for the TSP stock funds as the C-fund gained 6.00%, the S-fund jumped 7.62%, the I-fund was up 6.54%, ...
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  3. Legal Risks in Emerging Technologies

    January conference will look at the risks and rewards associated with social media

    By's Alex Salta

    With the emergence of social media as the preferred mode of online communication for organizations, a host of previously unsung legal concerns are now rising to the top of organizational agendas with few clear answers readily available. A two-day event being presented this January ...
  4. No Sign of Weakness

    I have to hand it to the bears. They sure know how to light off a big rally. By shorting this market en mass, they helped the broader market log the seventh gain in nine days, which has seen the S&P 500 move from an intraday low of 1075 early last week to today's closing level of 1224.58.

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    Not even a Fitch downgrade of Spain today could dampen the bulls party as the major bourses in Europe enjoyed significant gains as well. What does that ...
  5. Breakout or pullback?


    Stocks closed mixed yesterday but closed well off of their lows as the Dow lost 41-points after having been down over 140 at one point.

    For the TSP, the C-fund slipped 0.29% yesterday, the S-fund was up 0.03%, the I-fund added 0.02%, and the F-fund (bonds) gained 0.30%.

    The S&P 500 closed above the 50-day EMA for a 4th ...
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