Posts Tagged: Thrisft

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

If you like roller-coasters, you probably loved the action last week. We saw 4 out of 5 trading days with at least a 90-point move in the Dow. In January there were 10 days where the Dow moved 100-points or more, while in 2013 there was just one so, unfortunately for the bulls, 2014 may… Read more »

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

The week started out with a steep sell-off with the Dow losing 179-points on Monday. There was a snap-back rally on Tuesday and into Wednesday, but by the end of the week the results were mixed. Bonds had another positive week and continue to lead the way in 2014. Here are the weekly, monthly, and… Read more »

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

After a slow start to 2014, stocks rebounded last week and showed some resilience by not breaking down after the weak jobs report on Friday. The gains took the S-fund out of the red for the year, but the C and I-funds still show minor losses. The F-fund, last year’s dog, has been the early… Read more »

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

Stocks pulled back last week as we hit a weak spot between the big jobs report and the typical late December Santa Clause rally. Historically, that’s typical so the question is, how much concern should we have going into this week after last week’s losses? We came into this past week following a big jobs… Read more »

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

Stocks started the week with some selling but things turned around by Thursday morning; moving almost straight up after the Philly Fed Report which actually came in much weaker than expected. Investors saw this as a sign that the Fed will be less likely to taper their quantitative easing program any time soon as bad… Read more »

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

We saw a breakdown in the stock market on Thursday that seemed to be a topping turning point. That is until we got the October jobs report on Friday morning and investors did an about face and bought on this news. The stock indexes improved their technical picture but they are not out of the… Read more »

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

Stocks were mixed last week in front of the uncertainty of this Monday’s deadline for a continuing resolution to fund the government. Considering what is at stake, the market held up rather well, but as our TSP Talk Plus members saw this week, a shutdown hasn’t always been a bad thing for the market. Here… Read more »

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

Stocks rallied sharply on Wednesday last week, after the Fed announced no tapering to their bond buying policy at this time . The bulls loved it, as you can see on the chart below, but we saw the indices give back some of the gains on Thursday and Friday. Here are the weekly, monthly, and… Read more »

TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

Stocks were relatively flat on Friday but it was a wild day to end the week. The jobs report was a disappointment with over 10,000 fewer jobs being created in August than was expected, and there were also downward revisions made to both June and July’s report. The good news is, the unemployment rate dropped… Read more »