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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

    Traders took a breather following the long Christmas weekend. For most of the short week the volume was low and the S&P 500 traded nearly flat. Stock saw some momentum into Thursday's close but that was quickly lost on Friday followed by a sell-off into Friday's close to give the index a modest loss for the last week of the year.

    U.S. stocks were alone with this action as international stocks had a productive end to the year adding nearly 1% to the I-fund. Bonds were also up for the ...
  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    I'm taking this week off from writing the TSP Talk Wrap Up for Christmas weekend. Happy Holidays everyone! We will see you next week.


    Thomas A Crowley
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  3. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks were up for the week thanks to the rally on Friday after Senators Rubio and Corker were back on board with the tax bill. That gives enough votes for the tax bill to be passed by next week and traders bought the news. The market was losing steam leading up to Friday's rally as stocks sold off Thursday when Rubio said he would not vote yes on the tax bill without changes made first.

    The Fed raised rates Wednesday 0.25% as expected and added positives views about the economy indicating ...
  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks had trouble holding on to gains early in the week but large caps thrived off a string of good news to close in positive territory for the week. Small caps also came off their lows for the week after early trouble but it wasn't enough to wipe out the early losses.

    Stocks opened up Monday after the Senate passed the tax bill over the previous weekend but the 'sell the new' reaction kicked in right away producing the S&P 500's largest negative reversal day since February of 2016. ...
  5. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks moved up this week as the Senate was expected to vote and pass the tax bill. The S&P 500 hit its high intraday Thursday but buyers briefly stepped aside Friday as stocks sold off sharply on the news of General Michael Flynn pleading guilty to lying to the FBI opening new doors to the Russian investigation. The selloff was dramatic at first but did not last long as the dip buyers jumped in to erase a bulk of the intraday losses.

    Despite one of the best weeks for the Dow in a ...
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