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  1. Character change

    2/26/13

    Stocks opened higher on Monday morning, sporting an early 81-point gain in the first hour of trading. Apparently we're all now concerned about the Italian elections, but I think the market and investors were just looking for a reason to take a break after hitting that overhead resistance.
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  2. Top forming, but it could take time

    2/25/13

    Stocks bounced back on Friday after Wednesday and Thursday's two-day sell-off. The Dow gained 120-points - the day after our sentiment survey showed only 29% of our readers were bullish.
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  3. Doubt Creeping In

    For six straight weeks the Top 50 has maintained a total stock allocation above 91% (and five of those weeks it was over 96%). This week, some of those TSPers are getting more defensive.

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    Total Stock allocations fell 11.94% for this group this week to a total stock allocation of 84.06%. Last year, a drop in the stock allocation of more than 10% usually resulted in higher prices the following week. In ...

    Updated 02-25-2013 at 04:21 PM by coolhand

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  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    The stock market saw its first shakeup of the new year last week with a 2% decline from Tuesdays' high to Thursday's low.
    Hardly anything to panic about, and we did get a snap back rally on Friday, but we did see some technical breakdowns in the charts after a couple of false breakouts.



    Here are the TSP fund returns for the week of February 19 through February 22 - the first negative week
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  5. Buyable dip, or is the top in?

    2/22/13

    Stocks dropped again yesterday as investors were still trying to digest Wednesday's news from the Fed that possibly puts quantitative easing in jeopardy. The Dow fell 47-points but like Wednesday, the broader indices saw some stiffer losses.
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