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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up - 10/16/10

    Stocks remain buoyant

    Stocks continued to climb higher despite what seems to be a gloomy economic picture. Investors seem optimistic as we get closer to the elections and knowing the Federal Reserve’s intentions for QE 2.

    For the week, the TSP stock funds all closed higher. The C-fund was up 0.96%, the S-fund gained 1.35%, and the I-fund added 1.30%. Bonds (F-fund) were down 0.55% and the G-fund picked up 0.04%.

    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  2. Divergences Widen

    Bulls say, "All bad news is already baked into the efficient markets."

    I say, "No kidding."

    Divergences have done nothing but widen this week as foreclosure gate lingers. All one needs to do is take a look at any bank stock or index as we will shortly in some charts below. In other news, INTC and AMD both go rage against the machine to the upside in the after hours trading sessions only to sell off for the rest of the week in the real trading session.

    For ...
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  3. A Mixed Day

    To say the major averages closed mixed today would not adequately describe the fact that the DOW closed down -0.29%, the NAZ up +1.37%, and the S&P up 0.2%. That's quite a spread. Of course it was Options Expiration, which also explains the high volume we saw today.

    After gapping higher, stocks were quickly hit with selling pressure for about an hour, hit their lows at mid-morning and fought back to the unchanged mark where they chopped around for the rest of the day. Except for the ...
  4. Discuss Market Comments 10/15

    Wedge breaks but holds by the close- Stocks bounced around early yesterday, but went into a funk until the last hour of trading before the dip buyers finally showed up. The Dow slipped 1.51 on the day, and most stocks were also down on the day....

    Market Commentary for 10/15/10

    Current Daily Market Commentary
  5. Bad News Hardly Dents Rally

    After four straight days of gains stocks logged their first loss today. Trading was up and down early on, but by late morning the selling pressure kicked in and took stocks markedly lower until the broader market hit its lows of the day around 3 EST. At that point stocks retraced much of their losses and closed only moderately lower overall.

    Banks were especially vulnerable to the selling pressure given the foreclosure problems currently playing out.

    You may have noticed ...

    Updated 10-15-2010 at 08:52 AM by coolhand

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