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  1. Stocks rise into jobs report

    by , 03-06-2014 at 08:47 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Update: The job market added 175,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate rose to 6.7% from 6.6%. Estimates were looking for +163,000 and 6.6% respectively.
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    Stocks were mixed again on Thursday as the Dow gained 62-points, the Nasdaq was down, and small caps and the S&P 500 were basically flat. The Transports had a big day and, with the help of a falling dollar, the I-fund led the TSP funds.
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    Updated 03-07-2014 at 09:34 AM by tsptalk

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    Daily Market Commentary
  2. Pause

    by , 03-05-2014 at 11:56 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks were mostly flat but mostly mixed on Wednesday as the Dow lost 36-points, and the TSP funds were up or down slightly.

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  3. Gaps, gaps, everywhere!

    by , 03-04-2014 at 09:53 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks soared yesterday, reversing the big losses we encountered on Monday, and we saw new highs on several major indices. The Dow gained 228-points and the TSP stock funds picked up nice gains after Monday's shake up.

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    Updated 03-05-2014 at 09:38 AM by tsptalk

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    Daily Market Commentary
  4. Pullback

    by , 03-03-2014 at 09:15 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks saw their first significant down day since the market bottomed in early February. The good news yesterday was that stocks finished well off their lows - the Dow closed nearly 100-points off its low. The bad news is, we saw some breakdowns from many of the recent rising trading channels. The Dow lost 154-points.

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  5. Will Ukraine/ Russia matter?

    by , 03-02-2014 at 09:59 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks closed higher on Friday, but it wasn't an easy day. After an early 125-point gain turned into a 50-point loss, the Dow rallied into the close ending the day up 49-points. Small caps lagged, and the I-fund led the way as the dollar broke down. Bonds were flat.

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