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

  1. Volatility returned last week - for a minute, anyway

    The market opened sharply lower last Thursday, followed by a decent afternoon bounce-back that took a lot of those losses away. Then stocks were mixed on Friday and the week ended with losses in both stocks and bonds. The Dow lost about 140-points since our last commentary, down 40 on Friday, and the action became more volatile.

    The markets charts just below are from Friday while the TSP share prices and returns are only from Thursday since the TSP was closed and ...
S&P 500 (C Fund)
S&P 500 INDEX,RTH (^GSPC)
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)