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TSP Talk Blog

This and that about the market, the TSP, maybe some politics, and life.

  1. Momentum on bulls' side but resistance is nigh

    Stocks had another strong day on Tuesday and the Dow ended the day up 127-points. It had been up closer to 200-points in early trading so there was a bit of a late fade, but the 0.50% gain led the major indices. The broader S&P 500 and Nasdaq indices gained about 0.3% each, with small caps doing slightly better, while the I-fund led after a dip in the dollar.

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  2. Drifting higher... at least in the U.S.

    Stocks opened flat to lower on Monday morning but the theme of early weakness and afternoon strength continued. By the close the Dow had gained 40-points but we saw larger percentage gains in the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and small caps, while the I-fund lagged again. The drift higher in U.S. stocks continues and rather than seeing a lot of buying, the very light trading volume makes it feel more like there is just a boycott on selling.

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SPY (C Fund) (delayed)

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DWCPF (S Fund) (delayed)

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EFA (I Fund) (delayed)

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AGG (F Fund) (delayed)

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