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  1. November Jobs Report

    Job growth disappoints in November

    Nonfarm payrolls increased by 210,000 month. That was well below Wall Street expectations of 573,000.

    The unemployment rate fell to 4.2%, a 0.4% percentage point decline
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  2. TSP Talk: Can the big bounce hold?

    Stocks rebounded in early trading for a second straight day on Thursday. The difference yesterday was that the rally held into the close. The Dow gained over 600-points for a gain of nearly 2%, while the small caps gained 2.5%. The S&P 500 lagged a bit getting held back by big tech and the likes of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft, which were all down on the day. Bonds were mostly flat while yields and the dollar moved slightly higher.

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  3. TSP Talk: A big early snap back rally gets thwarted

    December started with a bang as stocks rallied out of the gate and it looked like one of those classic new month / new direction moves. Fast forward a few hours and it was back to darkness. The Dow lost another 461-points after being up over 500 in earlier trading. Bonds were up slightly after an early sell off (yields down), and the dollar moved higher.

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  4. TSP Talk: Lower lows testing key support

    Stocks resumed the selling that started last week, and in the case off small caps, resumed a 3-week decline from the highs. The Dow gave up another 652-points on Tuesday, and we didn't get much of an attempt from the bulls to buy the dips. That may have been because the Fed was speaking and they didn't like what they heard. Bonds were up (yields down) and the dollar was down sharply ...
  5. TSP Talk: A bounceback but there is still work to be done

    Stocks battled back from from Friday's decline to post some strong gains on Monday, but in comparison to Friday, it has not yet determined much of anything. The Dow gained 237-points after some late selling took the indices off their best levels of the day. The small caps of the Russell 2000 actually gave up all of their morning gains to close negative, although the S-fund ...
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