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  1. Rates, the dollar, and oil putting pressure on stocks

    Stocks opened lower on Tuesday, actually gapping lower leaving yet another open gap on the S&P 500 chart. The Dow lost 193-points, breaking its 8-day winning streak and we saw about 3/4 of a percent shaven off of the three major large cap indices. Small caps help up well while the I-fund was up against another rally in the dollar.

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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)
Source: https://finance.google.com/finance