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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 ...
  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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    TSP Weekly Wrap Ups
  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."

    Intraday Update
  4. Who are the leaders?


    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.
  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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