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  1. Stocks stumble on Wal-Mart woes


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    tocks floundered yesterday as lackluster economic data continues to drip in. A weaker than expected PPI report and disappointing retail sales sent the indices lower. Wal-Mart led the charge on the downside as they lowered sales and profit guidance sending that stock down 10% on the day, which contributed a large part of the Dow's 157-point decline.

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  2. Stocks and TSP Funds back off

    Stocks pulled back on Tuesday with the indices dropping modestly. The Dow lost just 50-points but percentage-wise, the losses in the small caps were more significant.

    The theory of the decoupling of the price of oil from the stock market lost a little credibility yesterday as oil was also down close to 2%.

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  3. Stocks mostly flat


    Stocks have been relatively flat the last couple of days and with yesterday being a Federal holiday, many banks were closed, as was the bond market so the trading volume was very light light and the action didn't prove very significant.

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  4. Sentiment Survey Results..


    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 10/12/15 - 10/16/15

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 49% bulls, 31% bears.

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  5. Trading the Stats: Week 41

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    Over the past 788 months, the average monthly return is .69%
    Like this month, from 1950, there have only been 16 months which have started out with trading days 1-3 up, 4th day down, and days 5-7 up
    Of those 16 occasions, 15 closed positive, with a total average monthly return of 4.18%
    The one month which did close down was -.10%

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    Updated 10-10-2015 at 04:43 PM by JTH

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