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  1. Buyers still lurking


    Stocks overcame some early losses as the buyers continued to jump on any weakness thrown their way. It was another very slow day as the Dow ended the day up 6-points.

    For the TSP, the C-fund was up 0.25% yesterday, the S-fund added 0.15%, the I-fund gained 0.28%, and the F-fund (bonds) picked up 0.03%.

    What can ...
  2. "Creeper"


    After a weak opening, we saw another modest, light volume rally yesterday as another day goes by without a pullback. Amazingly, it was more news out of Greece that reversed the early downside. Has it been 2 years now that we have played this game? The Dow gained 33-points.

    For the TSP, the C-fund was up 0.21% yesterday, the S-fund added 0.03%, the I-fund ...
  3. Snoozer


    Yesterday was a rather boring day with a minor hiccup in the indices. That is just what the bulls would want - a low volume dip that the bears could not jump on, despite some concerning news out of Europe. The Dow lost 17-points on the day.

    For the TSP, the C-fund slipped 0.04% yesterday, the S-fund dipped 0.11%, the I-fund ...
  4. Stretching


    A strong employment report on Friday sent the indices soaring yet again as the relentless rally continued. The Dow gained 157-points after we got word that 243,000 jobs were created in January, and the unemployment rate had dropped to 8.3%.

    For the TSP, the C-fund gained 1.47% on Friday, the S-fund was up 1.94%, the I-fund picked ...
  5. Sensing the frustration


    The Dow closed down 11-points yesterday but stocks were mostly higher on the day as the S&P 500, Nasdaq, small caps, and I-fund stocks all posted modest gains.

    For the TSP, the C-fund gained 0.12% yesterday, the S-fund was up 0.35%, the I-fund made 0.25%, and the F-fund (bonds) picked up 0.08%.

    I am often asked ...
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