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  1. TSP Talk: The downside resumed after the brief Fed rally

    More crooked number losses on Thursday after Wednesday's modest Fed day rebound. The bears are putting the pedal to the metal in this environment, as they tend to do, but the rubber band has probably gotten over stretched on the down side with this recent decline. The Dow closed almost 200-points off the lows, but still lost 741-points none-the-less. Bonds and gold were up as we start seeing signs of a flight to safety from investors.

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  2. TSP Talk: Stocks rally into the Fed, hold onto gains after

    They sold the rumor and bought the news. The Fed raised the Fed Funds rate 0.75% and stocks, which were up sharply before the Fed policy statement was released, tacked onto those gains, but it was a wild day and the indices closed well off both their highs and their lows of the day. The Dow gained 304-pioints, but that's just 1%. Of the 4 major indices, only the Nasdaq gained more than 2%, so after almost a week of daily 2% to 5% losses, the gains yesterday were good, but nothing to write home ...
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