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  1. OPEX May Bring Volatility

    The Top 50 had dropped overall stock exposure by about 14% over the past two weeks and what did the stock market do? The S&P 500 rose 2.44%, while the Wilshire 4500 tacked on 3.02%. But only those who were chased to the sidelines missed out as overall stock exposure for this group never fell below 82%. The main point however, is that in a bull market drops in stock allocations greater than 10% have tended to be punished. This time it took an extra week for the buy signal from two weeks ago to play ...
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  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    Another strong week was capped off by a better than expected jobs report on Friday and the 2013 rally, which saw a minor blip a couple off weeks ago, seems to be back in relentless mode.



    Here are the TSP fund returns for the week of March 4 through March 8...




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  3. Job Reports for Feb, 2013

    U.S. Gains 236,000 Jobs; Unemployment at 4-Year Low

    "The American economy created jobs at a faster pace in February, adding 236,000 positions, the Labor Department reported Friday.

    "The unemployment rate was 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008, compared with 7.9 percent in January."

    More: http://money.cnn.com/2013/03/08/news...ort/?hpt=hp_t1
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  4. Who are the leaders?

    3/08/13

    After a strong open based on decent employment data, stocks traded in a very tight trading range on Thursday as investors await today's (Friday's) jobs report for February. The Dow gained 33-points on the day.
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  5. Sentiment Survey Results...

    TSP Talk Sentiment Survey results for the week of 3/11/13- 3/15/13

    Hold: The TSP Talk Sentiment Survey came in at 50% bulls, 39% bears, for a bulls to bears ratio of 1.28 to 1. That is a neutral reading in a bull market which means the survey system will remain in a 100% S fund allocation for the week of 3/11/13 - 3/15/13.

    Bull market rules have been in effect since the week of 1/09/12:

    See latest survey results

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