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A big comeback... to flat

20 Oct 2017 06:15

A bit of a scare in overseas markets rolled into the U.S. open on Friday as they talked about asset bubbles, but that didn't last long and we got the...

IBM pushes Dow above 23,000. Rest of the market quiet.

19 Oct 2017 06:11

IBM was up close to 9% yesterday and that accounted for much of the 160-point gain in the Dow on Wednesday. The more broader indices like the Nasdaq...

More of same - sideways but no pullback yet

18 Oct 2017 06:22

Stocks were mixed while trading in another very tight range on Tuesday, and volume continues to evaporate. The Dow gained 40-points and briefly hit...

Low volume quiet new highs

17 Oct 2017 06:08

Stocks were mixed on Monday with the Dow leading the way with an 85-point gain. We saw more modest gains in the S&P 500 while the small caps and...

Get ready for earnings

16 Oct 2017 06:22

Stocks faded toward the end of the day on Friday but still closed with modest gains. For the week the TSP funds were mixed with the C-fund picking up...

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

14 Oct 2017 20:07

Stocks were mixed this week with low volume trading and low volatility. Large caps were up slightly while small caps pulled back amidst the...

Quiet slightly down day, tight ranges

13 Oct 2017 06:22

Light volume trading and very tight trading ranges continue during this normally more volatile month of October. Those numbers that are red below...

Drip, drip, drip... up

12 Oct 2017 06:22

Stocks ticked higher again on Wednesday after some early selling gave dip buyers another reason to do their thing. The Dow gained 42-points, or...

Another unusual October light volume snoozer

11 Oct 2017 06:07

Stocks opened higher on Tuesday but drifted lower for most of the morning before stabilizing and grinding higher into the close. The Dow gained...

Stocks dip, bonds closed during Federal holiday

10 Oct 2017 06:22

Stocks were down slightly on Monday but because of the holiday, the bond market was closed as were many banks so it was a very light trading day for...

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

7 Oct 2017 21:38

September's momentum carried into October. The first week of the new month marked the 4th consecutive week of gains for the S&P 500. Thursday set the...

September Jobs Report

6 Oct 2017 14:20

*33,000 jobs lost. Unemployment rate 4.2%* More: ...

Complacency at a new high

6 Oct 2017 06:08

The rally continued Thursday with solid gains in most of the major indices, with the Transports being the exceptions as they posted a small loss, as...

Flat to slightly higher, but new records for the big 3

5 Oct 2017 06:22

There was a noticeable fade in afternoon trading, but that didn't stop many of the major stock indices from closing at record levels once again. The...

Rally continues with a little push from Warren Buffet

4 Oct 2017 06:22

The momentum of the bull market freight train continues to roll, and when it looked like we could see things stalling early on Tuesday, we heard from...

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