TSP News

Can I Withdraw From My TSP to Purchase an Annuity?
Can I take a certain percentage out of my traditional TSP (all G fund) for two years, and then purchase an annuity?
Becoming a TSP Millionaire: One Federal Employee’s Story
A federal employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service tells his story of how he became a millionaire by investing in the TSP throughout his federal career.
Nervous Feds Nearing Retirement Continue to Ask, ‘Am I Invested Correctly?’
I am under FERS and plan to remain in federal service until I get an additional 10% annuity, but am wondering if my TSP funds are invested correctly.
What Are The Differences Between the Roth TSP and a Roth IRA?
Can federal employees invest in both the Roth TSP and a Roth IRA? The author explains the similarities and differences between these two retirement savings account types.
How Are TSP Participants Investing Their Money?
Here are the latest data on TSP investors and how they invest their money.

Dow Jones Industrial Average

S&P Notches Record Close; Dow Jones Industrial Average Grabs Another Win
Nasdaq - 20 hours ago
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) grinded higher for a fifth straight win, topping the 21,000 level, as investors digested minutes from the Fed's May meeting.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Pops; S&P, Nasdaq Hit New Highs - Schaeffers Research (blog)
Likely to Be Transitory? S&P 500 Hits New High, Dow Gains 75 Points as Fed ... - Barron's
Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures Shrug Off Post-OPEC Oil Slide
Schaeffers Research (blog) - 3 hours ago
Stocks are set to jump higher out of the gate this morning, with Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures trading comfortably above fair value.
Dow closes about 90 points higher after Trump delivers on overseas deals
CNBC - May 22, 2017
U.S. stocks rose on Monday as President Donald Trump continued his first trip abroad since taking office. The Dow Jones industrial average advanced about 90 points, with Boeing and 3M contributing the most gains. The S&P 500 rose 0.5 percent, with ...
Dow Jones Industrial Average Consolidates in a Holding Pattern - DailyFX
Dow Jones Industrial Average Holds Gains After Trump Budget - Schaeffers Research (blog)
Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures Rise Ahead of Fed Minutes
Schaeffers Research (blog) - May 24, 2017
Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures are trading slightly above fair value this morning, ahead of a busy day on Wall Street.
E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average (YM) Futures Analysis – May 24, 2017 Forecast - FX Empire
S&P 500 posts record close as Wall Street cheers Fed's gradual plan to trim ...
CNBC - May 24, 2017
The Dow Jones industrial average rose about 75 points, with Goldman Sachs contributing the most gains. The Nasdaq composite advanced 0.4 percent.
Retailer earnings help US stocks toward 6th day of gains - WTOP
Asian Shares Gain, Tracking Wall St Advance, Oil Price Rally - New York Times

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (I Fund)

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF) (EFA): The Quick Guide to EFA
Investorplace.com - May 8, 2017
When U.S. investors stray away from U.S. stocks, their first destination is often developed markets. There are scores of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that offer investors exposure to alternative (vs. U.S.) developed markets and one of the most popular ...
Investor Appetite for Ex-US ETFs Continues To Grow - ETF Daily News (blog)
iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (EFA) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest - Transcript Daily
iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF) Received $274.63M Net Flows Due To 0.37 ...
Finance News Daily - May 18, 2017
Today were published iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EFA)'s daily net flows. The ETF registered $274.63M asset inflows for 0.37% increase, reaching $73246.63M after yestarday's trading session.
An ETF Strategy to Avoid Volatility Outside the US - ETF Trends
iShares Edge MSCI USA Size Factor (SIZE) Rises 0.48% for May 19 - Weekly Register
2017's 3 Best Index Funds
Madison.com - 18 hours ago
... popular stock benchmarks have given their investors solid returns. In particular, among the most popular exchange-traded funds, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets (NYSEMKT: EEM), PowerShares QQQ (NASDAQ: QQQ), and iShares Core MSCI EAFE (NYSEMKT: IEFA ...
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.
iShares MSCI EAFE Value (EFV) Rises 0.15% for May 23
Finance News Daily - May 23, 2017
May 23 is a positive day so far for iShares MSCI EAFE Value (NYSEARCA:EFV) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.15% to hit $53 per share.
Finding Shelter With Smart Beta Ex-US International ETFs - ETF Trends
Why Frontier Market ETFs Will Become Riskier - Nasdaq

S&P 500 (C Fund)

The next move for stocks is likely lower, according to the options market
CNBC - 3 hours ago
It is striking to note that since the middle of February, the S&P 500 has traded in a range of just 3.6 percent from high to low.
Rare retail bright spot boosts S&P, Nasdaq to records
Reuters - 4 hours ago
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite were in record territory in late morning trading on Thursday, buoyed by strong earnings from the embattled retailer sector.
S&P 500, Nasdaq open at new record high - Financial Times
S&P 500, Nasdaq Hit Record Highs; FANGs Bare Their Teeth - Investor's Business Daily
S&P 500 sets new closing high
Financial Times - 20 hours ago
The S&P 500 gained 0.25 per cent to 2,404, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.36 per cent to 21,012.4, and the Nasdaq Composite gained 0.44 per cent to 6,163.
S&P 500 ends at record after five straight days of gains
MarketWatch - 20 hours ago
The benchmark S&P 500 index closed at a record level after climbing for a fifth straight session on Wednesday. Modest gains on Wall Street came after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting showed broad agreement on plans to begin ...
Yahoo being removed from the S&P 500; JC Penney demoted to S&P SmallCap 600
MarketWatch - 3 hours ago
S&P Dow Jones Indices announced several changes to its indexes, including removing Yahoo Inc.'s stock YHOO, -0.28% from the S&P 500 SPX, +0.36% and demoting J.C. Penney Co. Inc. shares JCP, +2.18% to the S&P SmallCap 600 SML, +0.03% from ...
A Few Big Changes Are Coming to the S&P 500 - 24/7 Wall St.
S&P Dow Jones Indices Add IHS Markit to S&P 500 Constituent Companies - Finance Magnates

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.
AGG
ETF.com - Oct 10, 2013
The iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF tracks an index of US investment-grade bonds. ... In a segment where four funds (AGG, BND, SCHZ and BNDS) track essentially the same underlying index, holding and trading costs are the driving factors.
So Far, The Bond Markets Are Calling Janet Yellen's Rate Hike Bluff
ETF Daily News (blog) - Feb 27, 2017
The iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund (NYSE:AGG) was trading at $108.80 per share on Monday afternoon, down $0.2 (-0.18%).
Bond Market Is Calling The Fed's Bluff On Further Rate Hikes This Year
ETF Daily News (blog) - May 17, 2017
From Steven Vannelli, CFA: A recent run of weaker economic data, highlighted by the Citigroup Economic Surprise Index (CESI) plunging to -32 from 58 in mid-March has caught the attention of the US Treasury bond market.
iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund Assets Now 0.34% Amid $153.33M Net Inflows
Weekly Register - May 22, 2017
Today were published iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund (NYSEARCA:AGG)'s daily net flows. The ETF registered $153.33M asset inflows for 0.34% increase, reaching $44892.66M after yestarday's trading session.

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