TSP News

Legislation Would Expand TSP Withdrawal Options
Recently introduced legislation would change withdrawal rules to give federal employees more options when taking funds out of their TSP accounts.
TSP – How Wide Is Your Road?
The author describes the importance of risk as it relates to your TSP portfolio and provides some hypothetical examples to illustrate the potential impact to your investments.
International Fund Tops TSP Fund Returns in March
The I fund finished ahead of other TSP funds in March and for the first quarter of the year.
Are Federal Agencies Required to Offer Retirement Seminars?
Are federal agencies required to offer retirement training seminars to their employees?
How TSP Planning Changed for Public Safety Officers
Special Provisions federal employees who have a mandatory retirement age face unique retirement planning challenges, but fortunately there is a relatively new TSP law that can help.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

Trump Tax Cut Promise Fails to Lift Dow Jones Industrial Average
Nasdaq - Apr 21, 2017
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) see-sawed between positive and negative territory, before ultimately ending on a modest loss.
Very Choppy Action Continues For The Dow Jones Industrial Average - ETF Daily News (blog)
Dow Jones Industrial Average Treads Water Ahead of French Election - Schaeffers Research (blog)
IBM shares tank, placing 50-point drag on the Dow industrials
CNBC - Apr 19, 2017
It is the fourth highest-priced stock in the price-weighted Dow Jones industrial average. Based on its point loss, this represents a drag on the Dow of roughly 52 points.
Dow dragged down by single stock sell-offs - USA TODAY
Dow Jones Industrial Average Falls Triple Digits for Second Straight Day - Nasdaq
Dow ends about 170 points higher after Mnuchin's tax hint; Nasdaq notches ...
CNBC - Apr 20, 2017
The Dow Jones industrial average rose more than 150 points, with Goldman Sachs and American Express contributing the most gains.
MARKET SNAPSHOT: Trump's Tax Reform May Rekindle The Dying Embers Of The Stock ... - Fox Business
Mnuchin tax comments send Dow Jones soaring 174 points as Nasdaq hits record close - International Business Times UK
Are More Losses In Store For The Dow Jones Industrial Average?
ETF Daily News (blog) - Apr 20, 2017
Equities got off to a decent start Wednesday, except for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), which was hampered by IBM.
Dow falls 135 points, closes at session lows after US drops mega-bomb
CNBC - Apr 13, 2017
The bomb had never been used in combat, according to Adam Stump, the Pentagon spokesman. Stocks extended losses shortly after news of the bombing broke.

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (I Fund)

EFA: iShares MSCI EAFE Index ETF
Investopedia - Dec 22, 2015
has a long history in the exchange-traded fund marketplace, achieving returns for investors at an annualized rate of 5.53% since the fund's inception. Fund managers with EFA work to track the investment returns of the fund's target index, MSCI EAFE ...
iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund Sees Unusually High Options Volume (EFA)
The Cerbat Gem - 18 hours ago
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF, formerly iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund's investment objective is to seek investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of its underlying index, MSCI EAFE ...
iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (EFA) - Transcript Daily
iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF (SCZ) Given Consensus Recommendation of "" by ...
The Cerbat Gem - 9 hours ago
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Here's Why Investors Must Look Outside The US For ETFs That Will Outperform
ETF Daily News (blog) - Jan 13, 2017
Here's the thing: The best performing stock market gains are consistently found far beyond U.S. borders. Sadly, too many individual investors fail to do so, and are missing out on sizeable gains in overseas markets.
Chart Of Global ETF Points Toward A Possible Correction [iShares MSCI EAFE ...
ETF Daily News - Jun 5, 2015
new etfs Rick Pendergraft: Looking at the results of my nightly scans last evening, I couldn't help but notice that an inordinate number of exchange-traded funds appeared on the bullish list. Most of them either represented a foreign market or a ...

S&P 500 (C Fund)

Out of the five most hated stocks in the S&P 500, one could be a bargain
CNBC - Apr 21, 2017
One of the five most heavily shorted stocks in the S&P 500 could spell opportunity for contrarian-minded investors. "We like Discovery," Erin Gibbs, equity chief investment officer at S&P Global, said Thursday on CNBC's "Trading Nation.
Stocks surge but fall short of level many traders wanted
CNBC - Apr 20, 2017
The S&P 500 closed a hair shy of the important 50-day moving average, after trading above it much of the afternoon Thursday.
S&P 500 Profit Generators Under Threat From Peak Inflation
Bloomberg - Apr 21, 2017
The engine of the U.S. earnings recovery that's underpinned stock gains this year is starting to sputter. Financial and energy companies are forecast to account for almost 50 percent of the S&P 500 Index's profit growth in the first six months of the ...
Industrials lead S&P 500 gainers following wins for Honeywell, Rockwell Collins
MarketWatch - Apr 21, 2017
Shares of industrial companies were among the top gainers on the S&P 500 Index on Friday following quarterly results for conglomerate Honeywell International Inc. and aircraft equipment maker Rockwell Collins Inc. Industrials and utilities were the ...
S&P 500 Movers: MAT, COL - Nasdaq
S&P 500 Weekly Update: Earnings Season Is Off To A Decent Start; Nasdaq Sets ...
Seeking Alpha - 19 hours ago
"In the ten years where the S&P 500 was up 5% or more in the first 100 days, it averaged a gain of 9.5% for the rest of the year with positive returns all but once in 2011 when it was down 5.3%.

iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond (F Fund)

AGG: iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond ETF
Investopedia - Dec 23, 2015
Additionally, bond funds help to reduce overall volatility in an individual's investment portfolio. Bond ETFs typically have very low costs.
iShares Core US Aggregate Bond ETF
ETF.com - Oct 10, 2013
The fund also has a history of massive trading volume and tight spreads. AGG tracks our segment benchmark, providing excellent exposure to the US investment-grade bond market. Note that the fund employs a careful optimization strategy, holding just a ...
How Will The Fed Deal With Weak March Jobs Growth?
ETF Daily News (blog) - Apr 13, 2017
The iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund (NYSE:AGG) was unchanged in premarket trading Thursday. Year-to-date, AGG has gained 0.99%, versus a 4.70% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.
Here's Why Interest Rates Aren't Going Anywhere, Despite Fed Hikes
ETF Daily News (blog) - Mar 17, 2017
The iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund (NYSE:AGG) was trading at $107.81 per share on Friday morning, up $0.15 (+0.14%). Year-to-date, AGG has declined -0.23%, versus a 6.22% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.
Schwab: Fed Decision Was Already Fully Priced Into The Bond Markets
ETF Daily News (blog) - Mar 22, 2017
The iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund (NYSE:AGG) was trading at $108.46 per share on Wednesday afternoon, up $0.19 (+0.18%).

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