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About TommyIV
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Currently a student at Utah State University working on a degree in Biology. Also a student of TspTalk working on my own financial education.

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TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

by TommyIV on 01-19-2019 at 04:20 PM
Stocks continued to be bought this week giving the indices their fourth consecutive week of gains. Four weeks ago it would have seemed foolish to think stocks could make the comeback they have from the December lows. The relentless upside action of January has seemed strange; top analyst have been warning of a pull-back since the beginning of the month. Recent warnings of any unexceptional earnings report being the trigger of a sell-off were dead wrong for the first week of earnings season. Instead

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TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

by TommyIV on 01-12-2019 at 06:55 PM
Stocks continued their climb in January in front of earnings season with small caps leading the way. Since the sell-off following the earnings warning from Apple to start the year, stocks have been bought and are slowly taking back the December losses. The concern is that the indices are now overbought ahead of earnings season leaving too high of expectations and setting up selling on any 'normal' earnings reports to come.

The good news of this week has been that the dip buyers are

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Updated 01-14-2019 at 12:57 AM by TommyIV

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TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

by TommyIV on 01-05-2019 at 04:01 PM
A surge in stocks Friday put the indices into positive territory for the new year. The surge came after the worst two day start to a year since 2000. Apple reported a sales warning for the last quarter and put some blame on the China and U.S. trade quarrels. Apple investors were obviously not too happy with the warning and with Apple being such a big contributor to large cap indices, stocks fell sharply and traded poorly after to add fears that the turmoil of December was continuing into January.

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TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

by TommyIV on 12-29-2018 at 04:07 PM
After the first few sufferable weeks of December, stocks put on a show for traders producing the only week of gains for the month last week. Stocks began the week with the worst Christmas Eve sell-off in history. Christmas day must have revived the spirit of investors who finally all agreed the indices were oversold. The result was the greatest one day point gain on record Wednesday. It felt like a once in a lifetime sort of day but still only had enough behind it to erase the last two trading

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TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

by TommyIV on 12-22-2018 at 01:41 PM
The Fed decided to raise rates this weeks and investors did not take it lightly. Despite the dovish tone indicating an ease on monetary tightening in 2019, investors started selling and it carried on for the rest of the week.

Investors who kept their position for the week are hoping the Santa Claus rally will finally take place next week. However, seasonality has not been in the bulls favor this year so its not something to be expected.

I'm keeping it short for the holiday

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