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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks were up to start the week but the general downward trend eventually pushed the TSP stock funds into negative territory for the week. It was the second week of losses for the C-fund and the fourth straight week of losses for the S-fund. The S-fund has taken most the damage without the large cap names to hedge against the broad sell-off across small cap businesses. The S-fund is down more than 11% since producing its last high on November 8th. A 10% loss in an index is considered a correction ...
  2. 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
  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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 ...
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