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This week: Tax bill passing vs. possible governemt shutdown

18 Dec 2017 07:15


Stocks rallied on Friday after another obstacle to the Senate Tax Bill was removed. The Dow gained 143-points (+0.58) with gains near, or...


TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

16 Dec 2017 20:49


Stocks were up for the week thanks to the rally on Friday after Senators Rubio and Corker were back on board with the tax bill. That gives enough...


Stocks dip on tax bill balking

15 Dec 2017 07:22


Stocks had a moderate pullback from some strong early gains yesterday. The Dow lost 77-points, after being up 87-points in the morning, and we saw...


Fed raises rates, tax bill hastened?

14 Dec 2017 07:05


Stocks were mostly higher yesterday as the Fed raised interest rates and the tax bill gets a push to try to beat the clock. The Dow gained...


FOMC and rate hike day

13 Dec 2017 07:16


Stocks were mixed yesterday but the big two, the Dow and S&P 500, made new highs yet again. The Dow gained 119-points, off the early highs but...


Bitcoin mania overshadows stocks market rally

12 Dec 2017 07:27


Stocks were up slightly for most of the day on Monday, but a late push higher gave the major indices a boost into some solid gains. The Dow added...


Stocks rally on jobs report

11 Dec 2017 07:08


Stocks opened higher on Friday after a better than expected jobs report. The Dow gained 118-points, or about 0.5%, while the S&P 500, Transports,...


TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

9 Dec 2017 18:05


Stocks had trouble holding on to gains early in the week but large caps thrived off a string of good news to close in positive territory for the...


Bounce back before jobs report

8 Dec 2017 07:12


Stocks saw a healthy bounce on Thursday with gains across the board, both large and small cap, plus Transports and tech. It may...


Big week ahead - jobs report, gov't shutdown?, FOMC, tax cuts...

7 Dec 2017 07:22


Stocks bounced around above and below the break-even mark yesterday with varying closing results for the indices as the rotation from one sector to...


Sell the news continues as tax bill protesters reverse morning rally

6 Dec 2017 07:03


Another positive open turned into a down day on Tuesday and we saw modest losses across the board yesterday. The Dow lost 109-points with a similar...


Sell the news?

5 Dec 2017 07:13


The volatility picked up on Monday as we saw a classic "sell the news" reaction to Friday's evening's passing of the tax bill in the Senate. The Dow...


Volatility kicks in Friday morning - gone by the close

4 Dec 2017 07:22


We saw some of volatility kick in on Friday but the market dodged what looked like was going to be an old fashioned drubbing. We know how this year...


TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

2 Dec 2017 21:17


Stocks moved up this week as the Senate was expected to vote and pass the tax bill. The S&P 500 hit its high intraday Thursday but buyers briefly...


Dow has biggest gain since March. Small caps lag

1 Dec 2017 07:22


Stocks rallied on Thursday as the tax cuts moved a step closer. The Dow gained 332-points on the day, outperforming the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, although...

          
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