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TommyIV's TSP Talk Blog

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

    Stocks tacked on a third week of gains fueled by earnings and optimism about progress in the trade negotiations. All the TSP stock funds were up more than 1% for the week and the S&P 500 traded around record highs. The question is whether investors are finally getting over economic worries or has money been moving into a wall of worry. More earnings will be coming in next week and the FOMC meeting is in the middle of the week.

    So far good earnings have been celebrated and poor earnings, ...
  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stock indices got an early boost thanks to solid earnings reports from a few banks Tuesday. Prices oscillated following the Tuesday boost even with the majority of the earnings released beating expectations. Reports of retail sales slightly slipping in September may have countered the optimism brought by earnings; yet the report could not wipe out the week's gains given the positive earnings from banks laid a foundation for investors that the consumer is still strong. Data suggests consumer strength ...

    Updated 10-19-2019 at 08:00 PM by TommyIV

    TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Ups
  3. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    'Phase One' of the U.S. and China trade deal ended stocks three week losing streak. Well the promise of progress is what drove stocks higher Friday and out of negative territory for the week. The details of what President Trump called 'Phase One' went public 20 minutes before Friday's close and it sparked a sell the news reaction into the close putting stocks about where they opened. The deal made for now was essentially China promises to buy more U.S. agricultural products while the U.S. will postpone ...

    Updated 10-13-2019 at 04:36 PM by TommyIV

    TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Ups
  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Stocks fell for the third consecutive week but U.S. stocks rebounded off mid-week lows to keep those losses modest. October has stayed true to its volatile reputation. Stocks had back to back days with more than 1% losses; action we haven't seen since last December's woes. Those losses seemed to be growing into Thursday until indices reversed their action and spent the last two trading days erasing a portion of the early losses.

    The trouble started Tuesday when manufacturing numbers ...
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