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  1. TSP Talk: Another bounce, but still in a range

    Stocks bounced back to start the week. The Dow gained 647-points, which was off the highs but obviously a meaningful move and the biggest one day gain since March. The S&P 500 gained over 1% while the small caps of the Russell 2000 and the Transports each gained 2% or more. Bonds fell sharply as yields rallied back from Friday's move lower.

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  2. TSP Talk: Can the bears keep control?

    There was a nice little rally toward the end of the day on Friday but once again the bears had their way putting another dent in the stock market. By the close the Dow had only lost 60-points but the broader indices, particularly the small caps, were beaten down hard. Bonds rallied as yields slipped after the disappointing jobs report. The unemployment rate fell to 4.2%, which was a positive surprise, but the 210,000 jobs created in November was well off the 573,000 that was expected.
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  4. 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 ...

    Updated 12-05-2021 at 01:00 PM by TommyIV

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  5. 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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