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  1. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 01/11/16 - 01/15/16

    The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 32% bulls, 58% bears.

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  2. Dow starts 2016 with 1000 point loss

    Stocks flirted with a rebound on Friday but the closer we got toward the close, the more investors opted to play it safe over the weekend. The small gains at 2 PM ET, turned into sharp losses by the close and the Dow ended the day 168-points.

  3. Are You Ready for 2016?

    Last year was a challenging year for many as the TSP stock funds ended the year mixed. And as paltry as the gains were for the G fund it delivered the best performance last year of all the funds.

    We enter 2016 with no shortage of stock market concerns. Crude prices are at their lowest levels in years, which may be good for consumers, but it is an indication of questionable growth prospects for global stock markets moving forward.

    China is devaluing their currency, ...

    Updated 01-12-2016 at 08:58 AM by coolhand

  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    One week down, fifty one to go. Unfortunately is was an ugly week if you were in stocks. It's not too much of a surprise to see big moves in the market the first week of the year. It seems we're going to see another volatile year so weeks like this hold opportunity for the market timers to best the market. Be patient waiting for those opportunities and you should have a successful 2016.

    Congratulations to those who were on the sidelines(G-fund) this week or even better those in the ...
  5. Trading the Stats: Week 2

    When it's bad, it's bad...

    This was the S&P 500’s single worst Week 1 performance over the previous 41 yearly starts, and the 24th worst over the past 2,139 weeks, putting it in the bottom 2%.
    For the Wilshire 4500, this was the single worst Week 1 performance over the previous 28 yearly starts, and the 21st worst over the past 1,461 weeks, putting it in the bottom 2%. For AGG, it was the 2nd best Week 1 performance over the previous 12 yearly starts, and the 68th best
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