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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    TSP funds finished their third straight week of gains in every fund. Large cap funds continue to produce new highs while bond yields are settling lower. Traders are still buying good news and this week is was a good start to earnings season from the financial sectors all while a couple positive economic reports came out including a drop in jobless claims. The worry going forward is if the market is setting up for a sell the news reaction or even if a lack of good news even without bad news
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  2. TSP Talk: Strong economic data sends stocks up... yields down?

    Stocks moved higher on Thursday after a couple of very strong economic reports were released - initial jobless clams and retail sales. However the futures were rallying most of the night before so there must have been something more to it. The Dow gained 305-points and while the rally was fairly broad across many indices, internally it was suspect. Small caps battled back from some early losses to follow through on Wednesday's relative strength. Bonds had an interesting rally with yields dropping ...
  3. Smart Money Gets More Bullish - Posted by Coolhand

    Quote Originally Posted by coolhand View Post
    The bulls had control for pretty much the whole day today. And it was a more even rally, which we really needed.

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    7 Oct 04 Worse Day of the Year - Market Timer Back-dwcpf-png

    Price on the S&P gapped higher at the open and never really looked back. Price on the DWCPF also gapped higher, but was almost immediately hit with selling pressure that drove it down quickly in short order. That selling pressure got bought not long after it started and the DWCPF continued
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  4. TSP Talk: Stocks finally exhale for a day

    It was another rotational day for stocks yesterday as the indices were mixed yet again. We saw early gains fade and some indices did well while others suffered. The Dow gained 54-points, which was almost 200-points off the highs, and the Nasdaq lost 1% (1.3% on the Naz 100.) On the other hand the small caps of the Russell 2000 rebounded after a week or so of pulling back.

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  5. Mixed Close - Posted by Coolhand

    Quote Originally Posted by coolhand View Post
    The bulls owned the morning session, but then the bears stepped in and took control in the afternoon. All in all the close was kinda neutral (mixed).

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    7 Oct 04 Worse Day of the Year - Market Timer Back-dwcpf-png

    Price didn't move far off the neutral line today. I do note that price on the DWCPF, which was moving higher fairly well in the morning session, fell apart in the afternoon. That does not bode well for small caps as price was rejected near the trend line
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