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A Special Look

Different perspective on market conditions.

  1. The Top Ten AutoTracker Members - A Race to the Top



    Only twenty-three TSP Talk non-premium AutoTracker members are outperforming the C-fund this year. Buy and holding the C or S-fund has not been a bad strategy through 2023, but these twenty-three members have weaved through this year's market action doing their best to avoid losses and optimize their return for the year.

    With only five trading days left this year, let's put the spotlight on the top 10 members who are fighting for the title of best TSP investor.
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  2. The Fed is a Threat to the Housing Market



    Is the Fed our friend? Or are their actions hurting more than helping?



    The Federal Reserve is using short-term interest rates to lower inflation, but their method is inadvertently increasing the cost of housing. Not only have they turned themselves into a source of inflation, but their aggressiveness could push the housing market over the edge.

    The easy money, low-interest rate, and broken supply chain environment that followed the initial shock of
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    Updated 05-30-2023 at 11:36 AM by TommyIV

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  3. The Funambulist - The Market's Balancing Act



    Jobs reports are tricky for investors. There is a balance that needs to be respected. A balance of a healthy economy and a market friendly Fed. Picture a tightrope walker, also known as a funambulist. The funambulist is the market, their tight rope is the support keeping them (prices) from falling.

    The funambulist fears both sides of the wire. On the right he has inflation deteriorating his purchasing power, a worry about the cost of tomorrow. On the left he has a central
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    Updated 05-29-2023 at 01:52 PM by TommyIV

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