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

  1. January Jobs Report

    U.S. Adds 200,000 Jobs; Wage Growth Best Since Recession

    The U.S. economy added a better-than-expected 200,000 jobs in January, the Labor Department said. The unemployment rate held steady at 4.1%, its lowest level since December 2000.
  2. Bulls and bears battling after pullback

    The Dow traded in a near 300-point range on Thursday being up as much as 157-points, and down as much as 135-points, but settled at +37-points as it was another day of fairly dramatic ups and down. The broader indices were mixed with the S&P down slightly, the Nasdaq down modestly, while small caps picked up a modest gain.

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)