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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 found footing again thanks to celebrated earnings reports and positive economic data. Low expectations due to poor economic outlook turned out the be in favor stocks. A majority of the market driving companies have outperformed in what was expected to be a lackluster earnings season. Those driving stocks are also holding onto those gains rather seeing profit taking after early gains; something we were seeing early on during the earnings.

    Economic data added to the gains helped ...

    Updated 07-29-2019 at 09:23 AM by TommyIV

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  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Mixed earnings and mixed messages from the Fed gave investors mixed feelings. The bulls lost their control of the market this week as poor earnings like we saw from Netflix were punished while outperforming earnings like we saw from Microsoft could not hold onto to gains. The only life we saw from buyers this week came Thursday when comments from a Fed member were interpreted to mean a 0.5% rate cut was coming at the next FOMC meeting. However this was short lived as the Fed corrected itself and ...
  3. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    U.S. stocks were up for the week as the dovish Fed continues to give stock investors what they want. Stocks were down early this week after calculating the strong jobs report would dissuade the Federal Reserve from cutting rates. Rather, Jerome Powell played down the latest economic data and trade progress and signaled the Fed was still likely to cut rates as soon as this month. So with economic outlook not looking so dreadful along with a dovish Fed, stocks continued their rising momentum that ...
  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

    Money moved into stocks early this week after a temporary trade truce was made between the U.S. and China over the weekend; but an outperforming jobs report proved to be too much good news for investors, at least early on Friday. New highs were made for major large cap indices Wednesday before the holiday. The trade truce had lifted the fears of buyers while sellers left a day early for their fourth of July celebrations; but they were back to work first thing Friday morning.

    It was ...
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