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  1. Big swings last week means what?

    by , 07-21-2014 at 12:09 AM (TSP Talk Blog)

    It's been six years but I have finally made it back to my home town to see friends and family this week. I can't stay completely away - I never can since I live and breathe the market and charts - but I hope to do more visiting than market analysis this week.

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  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    by , 07-19-2014 at 12:39 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Volatility kicked in some this week as we saw back to back 1% moves in the S&P 500 after not having one for over 60 days. Apparently the geopolitical events that scared the market on Thursday was an overreaction and the buyers came back with a vengeance on Friday. The S&P 500 is back near all-time highs but some indices are showing signs of wear, and we'll have to see which ones lead the way.

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  3. Geopolitical sell-off

    by , 07-17-2014 at 10:24 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks opened lower but the downside accelerated after news of a downed jet over the Ukraine, plus the conflict on the Israel / Gaza bordered escalated. The result was a 161-point decline in the Dow, and the first 1% loss for the S&P 500 in over 50 days.

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  4. Mostly positive

    by , 07-16-2014 at 07:38 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks rallied yesterday, on the back of some solid earnings reports. The Dow gained 77.52 and the S&P was up about 0.4%, but small caps lagged again and the S-fund was actually down 0.05%.

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  5. Yellen spooks stocks

    by , 07-15-2014 at 08:01 PM (TSP Talk Blog)

    Stocks opened higher yesterday, but it turned into a turnaround Tuesday as stocks started to fall while Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was giving testimony to congress. The Dow did gain 5-points, but other than the Transports, most stock indices closed in negative territory - although they did
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