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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

    This week we saw no change in the relentless momentum in stocks we've seen thus far this year. The quick government shutdown could not shake things up as a temporary deal was made to get things back and running for now. We got a little more volatility mid-week with some credit given to comments about the weakness in the dollar from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and follow up comments by President Trump. Pull backs are healthy for the market, especially for traders looking for entry points, but ...
  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks opened higher to start the week last Tuesday but sold off intra-day falling into negative territory. The uncharacteristic day alarmed investors who fear the day the relentless bull market we've become so use to ends. However, it was not that day. Stocks rallied Wednesday to erase Tuesday's losses resuming the usual momentum of this market. The action was mixed for the rest of the week but with the potential for a government shutdown and a couple of bad earnings reports on Friday it seemed ...
  3. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks continued their impressive start to 2018 this week. Traders are optimistic about economic growth and with yields up, we saw a rise in bank stocks after the first round of earnings reports were released on Friday. The S&P 500 fell 0.1% Wednesday to end its longest winning streak to start a year in more than half a century. The index got right back into 2018 character the last two days of the week to rally to new highs. The S&P 500 has produced gains 8 out of the 9 trading days this year. ...
  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    The Stock market rally continues to be relentless as more buyers came out for the new year to join the fun. Indices like the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average produced their best first week in more than a decade. As the last week of 2017 slowed down a bit, stock analysts questioned if the momentum of 2017 would continue into 2018. So far that momentum has accelerated.

    There doesn't seem to be one thing that keeps these markets going but the main issue is the expectations ...
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