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  1. Cracks forming

    by , 07-24-2013 at 07:56 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    07/25/13

    Stocks opened higher yesterday, but sellers sold the gap up and we ended the day with a bit of a mixed bag. The Dow lost 25.50 points, the S&P 500 lost about 0.4%, but the Nasdaq was up slightly.

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  2. Leaders slowing down?

    by , 07-23-2013 at 08:32 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    07/24/13

    Although the Dow gained 22-points yesterday, stocks were mostly lower on the day as the S&P 500, Nasdaq, small caps, and in particular the Transportation Index, were all down. The I-fund held onto a small gain as the dollar fell again.

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  3. Dollar, oil, and bonds

    by , 07-22-2013 at 07:13 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    07/23/13

    Stocks opened lower on Monday, but as we have become accustomed to, the buyers showed up and the indices closed higher. The Dow gained just 2-points, but we saw larger gains in the broader indices.

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  4. Can the new highs hold?

    by , 07-21-2013 at 08:39 PM (TSP Talk Blog)
    07/22/13

    Stocks opened lower on Friday, but the buyers were not far away and slowly lifted the indices off their lows as the Dow lost about 5-points on the day. The S&P 500 (C-fund), the small caps (S-fund) and the international stocks (I-fund) all managed to close in positive territory.

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  5. Buy Signals and Liquidity

    by , 07-21-2013 at 02:55 PM (Coolhand's Market Analysis)
    As I have pointed out in the past, both in my blog and on the TSP Talk message board, whenever the Total Tracker shows a drop in total stock allocations below 40%, the market tends to go higher. At Friday’s close, total stock allocations fell to 37.67%. That’s a buy signal for the new trading week. There's a chart in my weekly analysis that you can access in the premium area that provides more details. I also have a buy signal generated for the Top 50 as they reduced their overall stock exposure ...
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