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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up - 06/11/11

    Six weeks

    We saw a brief rally on Thursday of last week, but that was it. Stocks have been down for six consecutive weeks now, and if anything the downside action has been accelerating. For the TSP, the C-fund was down another 2.21% for the week. The S-fund lost 3.35%, and the I-fund was down 2.40%. Bonds (F-fund) gained 0.10%, and the G-fund was up 0.05%.

    For the last few weeks I have given historical ...
    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  2. Tips & Tricks: Knowing when to give up

    To say it's been an interesting June would be somewhat of an understatement, it's been ugly, the kind of ugly you can't fix with beer. Now that I've IFT'd into the S-Fund, I have the pleasure of measuring price & pain right along side everyone else who's invested. That's ok, I don't mind getting in the trenches, if you want to make money you have to be willing to get dirty. When I made my entry I estimated we were within 5 days of the low. That means I said the low will be put in by this Tuesday. ...
  3. Discuss Market Comments 06/10/11

    Bounce - After 6 consecutive down days, the market finally experienced a relief rally. The close was not all that exciting as the Dow finished up 75-points after being up 135 less than an hour before the close, but the bulls won't complain..

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    Market Commentary for 6/10/11
  4. Sentiment Survey Results for 6/13/11 - 6/17/11

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 06/13/11- 06/17/11

    Buy: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 41% bulls, 48% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 0.85 to 1. That is a buy signal so the system's allocation remains 100% S-Fund the week of 06/13/11 - 06/17/11.

    Bull market rules are in affect since 9/27/10:

    See latest survey results

    To discuss or comment on the Sentiment Survey, go to Sentiment Survey Talk
  5. Relief Rally

    Stocks managed to break a string of losses today as the market had become quite oversold, which often leads to at least a short term relief rally. At the close, the DOW posted a gain of 0.63%, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq were up 0.74% and 0.35% respectively. Our S fund saw a 0.56% gain, while the I fund was up 1.03%. Bonds took a hit, with the F fund down -0.15%.

    Prior to the open, initial jobless claims for the week ending June 4 totaled 427,000, which was higher than the 423,000 ...
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