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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


    Stock indices were agitated this week with inflation in the hot seat. The first half of the week was the steepest sell-off since October and by Wednesday's close the C and S-fund were down 4 and 5.3% respectively in those first three days. Dip buyers and opportunistic traders jumped back into stocks and the last couple days brought decent gains to cut the early losses. Friday's gains were steady and held not far from the highs. This was a vote of confidence by investors in the resilience
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  2. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    Rotation out of small caps and into large cap growth names sent the TSP stock funds in opposite directions this week. The C-fund gained 1.3% this week while the S-fund shed nearly 2%. Large caps (C-fund) struggled to stay out of negative territory for most of the week after investors were spooked by Secretary of the Treasury (and former Federal Reserve Chair) Janet Yellen's comments concerning the need to raise rates to keep the economy from overheating. This was Tuesday and Yellen quickly
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  3. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    Stocks struggled to progress this week despite a string of positive earnings from large names that one would think were worth celebrating. The actual response was to sell the news or lack enthusiasm. The trading range in large caps tightened up this week all while momentum has decelerated. Profit taking from the over extended indices took place this week but that doesn't say too much about the weeks ahead. Excitement from easy gains in stocks is decreasing while the economy keeps growing
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  4. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    The large caps C-fund broke the weekly winning (gains) streak for the TSP funds. The other funds all produced mild to modest gains for the week that proved to be slippery. The bears showed some life this week and had many questioning if this was the beginning of a larger correction. Stocks slipped Monday and Tuesday but the bulls showed some life Wednesday despite gloomy morning that started with disappointing numbers in the Netflix earnings report. The indices trotted towards the record
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  5. TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up


    TSP funds finished their third straight week of gains in every fund. Large cap funds continue to produce new highs while bond yields are settling lower. Traders are still buying good news and this week is was a good start to earnings season from the financial sectors all while a couple positive economic reports came out including a drop in jobless claims. The worry going forward is if the market is setting up for a sell the news reaction or even if a lack of good news even without bad news
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