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  1. DOW 13,000 Rejected Again

    The market opened trade significantly lower this morning, but shortly after 11 EST the losses were retraced. It was largely sideways action from there with the DOW hitting an intraday high just North of 13,027, but once again it failed to close above the 13,000 level, settling at 12,981.51 at the closing bell.

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    The Seven Sentinels remain in a sell condition. And while momentum continues to point lower, the market is showing incredible resilience. ...
  2. Jiffy Lube


    After some ups and downs, stocks ended the day mostly flat on Friday. The Dow dipped 2-points and the S&P 500 added 2. Can the overhead resistance of the 2011 high be broken, or will stocks slip on Greece and/or oil?

    For the TSP, the C-fund was up 0.18% on Friday, the S-fund slipped 0.05%, the I-fund gained 0.96%, and the F-fund (bonds) ...
  3. Falling Back

    Both the Top 50 and the Total Tracker are showing cash levels rising. Here's the charts for the new week:


    The Top 50 dropped their total stock allocation by 7% this week to a total allocation of 85.98%.


    The Total Tracker shows that we (the herd) are collectively reducing stock exposure. Total exposure this ...
  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    Stocks bounced around during last week's holiday shortened week, and ended up with just a small gain in the S&P 500. The weakness in the dollar has helped the indices, particularly the international stocks, but unfortunately it has also helped the price of oil.

    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  5. Identity Theft Rising; Social Media Most at Risk

    Be careful who you friend

    By Jack B. Winn

    Identity fraud jumped 13 percent in 2011, affecting 11.6 million adults and raking in untold millions of dollars from unsuspecting victims--both online and off, according to Javelin Strategy and Research, a California-based financial services firm.

    Social media accounted for a majority of personal data stolen or obtained through false pretenses. ...
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