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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Investors continue to buy up stocks as they approach pre-pandemic levels. The S&P 500 produced its 6th consecutive day of gains Friday after a late surge the last couple hours of trading pushed the index out of negative territory. Positive earnings in smaller stocks and a jobs report that outdid expectations had money moving to stocks, particularly small caps. There was rotation out of large cap names and into small caps especially towards the end of the week. The Nasdaq produced a loss Friday to ...
  2. July Jobs Report +1.8 million, 10.2 pct. Unemployment

    Payrolls up by nearly 1.8 million, topping expectations despite coronavirus resurgence

    Nonfarm payrolls increased by 1.763 million in July and the unemployment rate fell to 10.2%.

    Both numbers were better than respective Wall Street forecasts of 1.48 million and 10.6%.
    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/08/07/jobs...july-2020.html
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  3. TSP Talk: large caps lead, small caps rest, ahead of jobs report

    Most of the major indices were higher on Thursday after another solid afternoon of trading reversed some morning selling. The Dow gained 185-points while the Nasdaq was up for a 7th straight day. But the rally was driven mostly by the large caps as market breadth was actually negative and that tends to mean the Dow Completion Index, or our S-fund, was lagging, and it was. Bonds were up again.

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  4. Mixed Day, But the S&P Makes it 5 in a Row - Posted by Coolhand

    Quote Originally Posted by coolhand View Post
    We got a mixed day of action today as the S&P 500 made it 5 up days in a row, but the DWCPF closed modestly lower.

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    The charts remain decidedly bullish. RSI is getting close to overbought, but that's not a big concern with the smart money being bullish.

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    Breadth dipped just a bit and remains bullish.

    NAAIM was relatively unchanged
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  5. TSP Talk: The beat goes on

    Another day, another rally - and another late push higher to the day's highs. The Dow gained an impressive 373-points with the help of a big gain in Disney's stock price, but it was actually the small caps of the Russell 2000 (+1.91%) that led the day, helping the S-fund to a gain well over 1%. The dollar fell sharply again to a lower low, and the market is taking advantage, but how long will / can that divergence last?

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