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  1. Rally reaching toward new highs, but does it need a breather?

    Stocks were mixed and mostly flat on Friday as the indices faded from the morning highs, so inventors once again preferred to sell late on a Friday - apprehensive of the weekend headlines. Bonds were down (yields up) as we head into this week's FOMC meeting which should result in another 0.25% interest rate cut. The I-fund held onto some big gains.

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  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Momentum trading, monetary stimulus, and easing trade tensions gave stocks a third consecutive week of gains. Buy it while its hot was the sentiment this week as indices like the S&P 500 continued their extension out the confinements of August trading towards the highs of July. Recession fears diminished to a degree with Chinese officials expressing intent to focus on a trade deal and President Trump postponing tariffs that were to take effect October 1st.

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  3. Stocks move higher again despite signs of fatigue

    Stocks were up modestly yesterday but it was a fairly choppy day as we saw some decent swings in the indices. The Dow went from 130 - 150 point gains to a loss and back a couple of times, all before lunch. Small caps, which have been hot, were down for most of the day but managed to rally in the afternoon to close near break even. Bonds were down as yields rallied again.

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  4. Small caps soaring, rest of the market is following

    Stocks got off to a relative slow start on Wednesday, but momentum built with the help of another big rally in small caps. By the close the Dow gained 228-point and surpassed the 27,000 level again, and the S&P 500 closed back above 3000 again for the first time since July. Trading volume was on the light side as we approach the old highs, next week's potential rate cut, and some seasonal headwinds.

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  5. Postive turnaround keeps bulls in charge for now

    Stocks opened lower on Tuesday but trended mostly higher all day, and a late spike helped push some red indices into the green, or at least to the flat line. The Dow ended with a moderate gain of 74-points while both the S& 500 and Nasdaq were virtually flat, but well off the early lows. Small caps and the transports led again.

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