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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    by , 01-04-2014 at 12:21 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Last week was a tale of two halves, as the end of 2013 saw typical holiday bullish action, while 2014 started with a thud. Whether it was profit taking and delaying the taxman by a year, or something more, remains to be seen. But as we talked about in our daily commentary this past week, the first few days in January can be an excellent barometer for the entire year, particularly when it is negative.



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  2. Weak start to 2014

    by , 01-02-2014 at 11:05 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    2014 came in like a lion (or maybe a bear) as the Dow lost 135-points. It was the first loss on the first trading day of the year since 2008. The losses seemed steep and sentiment did get more bearish, but in reality it was less than a 1% loss after a year that saw gains over 30%. Nothing to be overly concerned about yet.
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  3. Sentiment Survey Results...

    by , 01-02-2014 at 08:41 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 01/06/14- 1/10/14

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 52% bulls, 40% bears.

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  4. Happy New Year!

    by , 01-01-2014 at 08:17 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Happy New Year, everyone! This month marks the 10th anniversary for TSP Talk. It was January of 2004 that we posted the first daily market commentary here. Thanks to all of you who have stopped by over the years, those that have helped spread the word, and especially our Forum and Premium Service members! It has been a wonderful journey. Now let's get started with year #11.

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  5. As goes January...

    by , 12-30-2013 at 08:35 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    The Dow chart below exaggerates the day's action a bit. The Dow did gain 26-points, but it was a slow, flat, tight trading range day that saw most indices end the day about where they started.
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