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Check out this blog for the TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Ups and the Sentiment Survey results.

The Weekly Wraps should be posted on Saturdays, and the Sentiment Survey results get posted by Monday morning.

  1. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    The action this week was choppy for stocks and returns across indices were mixed. Earnings reports and partial trade deals kept investors' attention for the week. The U.S. and E.U. eased trade tensions this week with partial trade deals and hold off on tariffs were initiated. This pushed stocks up Wednesday but there is still a lot of possibilities ahead to keep investors questioning progress. For now the trade worries will be more exclusively turned towards China.

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  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    More earnings reports were digested by investors this week with a majority being celebrated keeping stocks in positive territory despite more trade and monetary woes to stumble on. A few poor earnings such as from Netflix, American Express, and eBay added extra pressure to keep the S&P 500 to just a slight gain. Meanwhile the S and I-fund produced modest gains of under 1% with the I-fund leading the way.

    Fed Chairman Jerome Powell testified in front of congress again this week where ...
  3. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks were up to open the week as pre-earnings season has thus far attracted buyers. The only hold up on the momentum this week was a pull back on Wednesday in reaction to the Trump Administration announcing additional tariffs on China adding fuel to the trade war fire that investors have thus far been able to shrug off lately. The last two days of the week displayed the short-term memory of the market as the trade troubles were forgotten and earnings become the focus again, and the S&P 500 closed ...
  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks were down early in the week but action following the holiday pushed them up to decent gains. Trade negotiations were again a concern for traders keeping things slow to start a n historically more positive week due to the holiday. A solid jobs report on Friday was the catalyst to not only keep stocks above ground but push them to their highs for the week.

    More jobs were added than expected by economist while unemployment edged slightly higher as well. This was a sign that more ...

    Updated 07-12-2018 at 01:02 AM by TommyIV

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