The optimism of trade talks between the U.S. and China Friday kept stocks in positive territory for the week.
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Stocks soared this week giving all the TSP stock funds more than 2.5% in gains with the S-fund outperforming with a gain of 3.39%.
Stocks managed to produce gains but pulled back from highs earlier in the week; now investors are questioning whether this is the beginning of the end for the relentless upside.
Stocks came back from early trouble to extend over 1 percent in weekly gains, capping the best January in over 30 years. Poor earnings early in the week provided examples of what kind of effect a global slowdown was having on larger stocks.
Stocks rallied this week recovering some gains lost in recent sell-off. The major indices traded less volatile than the last two weeks though volatility was still greater than where it was prior to the sell-off.
This week we saw no change in the relentless momentum in stocks we’ve seen thus far this year.
Stocks continued their impressive start to 2018 this week. Traders are optimistic about economic growth so naturally we saw a rise in bank stocks after the first round of earnings reports were released on Friday.
Stocks continue to be relentless as more buyers came out for the new year to join the fun.
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 week. Small caps also came off their lows for the week after early trouble but it wasn’t enough to wipe out the early losses.
Thanksgiving positive seasonality came through again this year. Stocks were up with small caps outperforming large caps.