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TommyIV's TSP Talk Blog

Check out this blog for the TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Ups and the Sentiment Survey results.

The Weekly Wraps should be posted on Saturdays, and the Sentiment Survey results get posted by Monday morning.

  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Pressure was put on stocks the first half of the week with a string of weak opens but dip buyers and a rally Thursday kept the damage to a minimum. Dip buyers were there at every opportunity cushioning the bears attempt to turn this market around. The market rallied Thursday after good earnings reports and a tax bill passed by the House of Representatives that cut corporate taxes. The rally pressed stocks into positive territory for the week but some of the gains were sold off Friday to drop large ...
  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks slipped this week as the Senate put out their version of the tax bill which had a few significant contrasts with the House version. One contrast is the Senate plan would delay the corporate tax-rate cut until 2019 rather than 2018. This put some heat on smaller companies dropping the expected increase in earnings next year with the tax-cuts. Large caps pulled back as well but not with the magnitude of small caps.

    A drop in the junk-bond market was also given credit to the drop ...
  3. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks were mixed this week with earnings season getting closer to wrapping up and the news coverage of the tax bill keeping investors on their toes. Earnings season added volatility to the end of October after seeing tight upward trading action to the first half of the month. Good earnings reports from big names such as Apple pushed large caps up on Friday to end the week near the highs; similar to what we saw last week. Small caps did not share the same fate as trading was more lackluster on Friday ...

    Updated 11-04-2017 at 10:42 PM by TommyIV

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