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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stock indices got an early boost thanks to solid earnings reports from a few banks Tuesday. Prices oscillated following the Tuesday boost even with the majority of the earnings released beating expectations. Reports of retail sales slightly slipping in September may have countered the optimism brought by earnings; yet the report could not wipe out the week's gains given the positive earnings from banks laid a foundation for investors that the consumer is still strong. Data suggests consumer strength ...

    Updated Yesterday at 07:00 PM by TommyIV

    TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Ups
  2. Bulls fighting the "sell the news" mentality

    It was another back and forth day for stocks on Thursday after the early opening rally sold off, battled back, then faded slightly into the close, but the bulls held onto some modest gains. The Dow was up 24-points and its 0.09% gain lagged the broader indices because of IBM's 5.5% loss. Small caps bounced back, leading on the upside, while the Transports continued their recent bullish charge off their recent lows.

  3. The bulls take a break as earnings season kicks off

    Stocks bounced around in fairly tight range on Wednesday, and while there were a few attempts to push the indices into the green, we ended the day with mostly red numbers with the Dow slipping 23-points. The Transportation Index was an exception as it was up for the 5th time in 6 days, and the I-fund held onto gains as the dollar fell and the German DAX made a new high.

  4. Flirting with the old highs

    After tepid, light holiday trading Monday, stocks returned to rally mode on Tuesday with a healthy gain. The Dow moved 237-points higher on the day, and it was gains near +1% for most of the major indices, but don't forget that Tuesday's share prices include Monday's holiday dip so that's why they look a little below Tuesday's index results.

  5. How will investors react to the undocumented "Trade Deal?"

    Stocks were slightly negative on Monday, but because of the holiday, the action was not all that meaningful, and the prices and returns will be incorporated into Tuesday's share prices. The TSP share prices and returns below are from Friday, which was a wild day with big gains for 90% of the day, but a sharp sell-the-news reaction to the trade meetings in the final minutes of trading took the indices well off their highs, but they still closed with solid gains. ...
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