TSP News

TSP Announces End of Year Processing Schedule
The Thrift Savings Plan has announced its year-end processing schedule with details on how transactions will be handled as 2018 draws to a close.
Temporarily Relaxing TSP Hardship Withdrawal Rules
The TSP is relaxing hardship withdrawal rules for victims of Hurricane Michael or Hurricane Florence. Here are the details.
In Volatile Month, Which TSP Funds Had Largest Gains?
November was a volatile month for stocks. Which TSP funds had the largest gains?
Three Financial Benefits Available to Federal Employees
Federal employees have unique benefits to help them save for retirement. The author discusses these as well as some other long-term wealth building advice.
Man Steals $195k From His Brother’s TSP Account
A former mayor of Middletown, CT has pleaded guilty to an embezzlement scheme which included stealing $195,000 from his brother’s Thrift Savings Plan account that he obtained via  hardship withdrawal by impersonating his brother. https://patch.com/connecticut/middletown-ct/ex-middletown-mayor-pleads-guilty-embezzlement-scheme

Financial News

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Tailored Brands, Oxford Industries and more
See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
With Fed expected to slow rate hikes, markets raise stakes for Europe's next move
The Fed looks set to shift into a lower gear when it comes to rate hiking, and now markets want to make sure Europe's central bankers aren't going to drive too fast as they approach the off ramp for their own easy money program.
Canopy Growth CEO says Farm Bill passage is 'first step' toward US expansion
The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill would be the "first step" toward Canopy Growth activity in the United States, the company's chief executive told CNBC on Wednesday.
Morgan Stanley is serious about investing in outer space and just had its first conference about it
Morgan Stanley hosted its first "Space Summit" in New York City on Tuesday, as the firm is telling clients to pay attention to space companies.
China's currency moves will be the best measure of how well US-China trade talks are going
The way China's currency moves against the dollar could be the best measure of how well U.S.-Chinese trade talks are proceeding.

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