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This and that about the market, the TSP, maybe some politics, and life.

  1. December Jobs Report

    U.S. added 156,000 jobs last month, while jobless rate ticked up to 4.7%

    Job Growth Slows in December; Wages Post Best Gain Since 2009 - WSJ
  2. Will the jobs report push indices to new highs?

    Stocks opened slightly lower on Thursday and the bears proceeded to put some pressure on until late morning when we saw some buying kicked in. The indices were mixed with the Dow ending the day down 43-points, the S&P 500 pushed back toward even, the Nasdaq posted a modest gain, while small caps were down sharply.

S&P 500 (C Fund)
DWCPF (S Fund)
Dow Jones U.S. Completion Total Stock Market Index (^DWCPF)
EFA (I Fund)
iShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA)
AGG (F Fund)
iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond (AGG)