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  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    Stocks went on another wild ride last week as the extreme volatility continued. We did see a capitulation-like sell-off on Wednesday that may have marked a temporary bottom, and on Friday stocks rallied to end the week.




    Here are the weekly, monthly, and annual TSP fund returns for the week ending October 17:



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  2. No follow thru but another reversal


    Stocks opened sharply lower again on Thursday with the Dow down nearly 200-points at the morning lows. The indices bounced back but despite several attempts, the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq couldn't quite push into positive territory with any authority. The Dow closed with a loss of 24.50. Small caps were a different story as they posted another gain.

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  3. Capitulation?


    Wednesday was an interesting day, to say the least, and the 173-point decline in the Dow wasn't even the biggest story. That's because the Dow was down 460-points just a couple of hours before the close, and the day ended with a 287-point rally of the low. Meanwhile, the Dow Transportation Index and Russell 2000 (small caps) actually closed with gains - the Russell was up over 1%.

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  4. Early rebound falls short


    Stocks rallied sharply early on Tuesday, but the gains drifted and they ended with modest gains, although the Dow ended the day down 6-points. The share prices below include Monday's sell-off and reflect the 2-day return.

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  5. Getting serious


    After losing 115-points on Friday, the Dow fell another 223-points on Monday, and most of that came in the last hour of trading. For the first time in a long time, we're seeing a little panic out there, and it seems to be a bit of a shock to some of the newer investors. Yes, markets do go down sharply at times, but they also come back with a vengeance once they rebound.

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