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  1. Sell the rumor, buy the news

    Stocks opened the day on Wednesday with more selling but they caught a bid about 30 minutes after the opening bell and we saw a steady rally for the rest of the day. The Dow gained 163-points, getting back all of Tuesday's gains, while most indices took back a smaller majority of those gains before all was said and done. Some positive comments about the China trade negotiations helped, and it was an impressive rally, but the charts are still vulnerable without some additional follow-through. ...
  2. Consumer Confidence and politics knock down stocks

    After a strong start, September is starting to show its true colors as a month that in generally not a good friend to stocks. The economic and political news headlines led the day and by the close we saw losses across the board, with many indices producing negative outside reversal days, which are not great signs for the short-term. The Dow lost 142-points, or 0.53%, but the Nasdaq and small caps took losses well over 1%.

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  3. Flat - bulls and bears at a standstill

    Stocks were very flat on Monday but once again they traded in a fairly wide range considering the standstill. Yesterday the range was 2980 - 3000 on the S&P 500, which is closer to the lower end of that 2980 - 3020 range that we have been in for the last couple of weeks. The Dow gained 15-points and it was flat city in most major indices, although the Transports were down and continue to lag while clinging to support. The I-fund is also lagging with some recent strength in the dollar. ...
  4. Trying to get thru seaonally challenged September

    Stocks opened higher on Friday, but like the prior week or so, we've seen more choppy back and forth action as the S&P 500 has traded between 2980 and 3020, and some of those days nearly hit the top and bottom of that range in a single day. Friday traded near the top of that range to start the day, and closed closer to the bottom. The Dow lost 160-points.

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  5. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    A bumpy week in stock prices ends with mostly selling after potential trouble in trade negotiations Friday. Although the bears ended the S&P 500 weekly winning streak, it is not fair to say they are in control; but neither are the bulls. The trading action the last couple weeks has been in a flat trading range with a few extremities. It wasn't an eventless week. The Fed cut rates by a quarter percent and there was an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. Both events initiated swings but a real ...

    Updated 09-23-2019 at 02:24 AM by TommyIV

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