TSP funds rebound in October

After two months of posting nearly across-the-board negative numbers, the Thrift Savings Plan  funds took a big bounce into the positive for the month of October, according to the latest data from the TSP.

All  funds posted positive numbers for the month, with the most movement being seen in the I Fund, S Fund, C Fund and the L2050 lifecycle fund.

The I Fund, which invests in international stocks, ended September at -5.02 percent, but...

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After two months of posting nearly across-the-board negative numbers, the Thrift Savings Plan  funds took a big bounce into the positive for the month of October, according to the latest data from the TSP.

All  funds posted positive numbers for the month, with the most movement being seen in the I Fund, S Fund, C Fund and the L2050 lifecycle fund.

The I Fund, which invests in international stocks, ended September at -5.02 percent, but climbed to 7.07 percent by the end of October. While its 12-month run remains in the negative (-1.30 percent), the I Fund’s year-to-date  returns are at 2.43 percent.

From the end of September to the end of October, the S Fund (Small Cap Stock Index) went from -4.80 percent to 5.61 percent; the C Fund (Common Stock Index) rose from -2.47 percent to 8.45 percent and the L2050 climbed from -3.09 percent to 6.31 percent.

Thrift Savings Plan – October 2015 Returns
Fund October Year-to-Date Last 12 Months
G Fund 0.17% 1.68% 2.04%
F Fund 0.02% 1.46% 2.42%
C Fund 8.45% 2.76% 5.28%
S Fund 5.61% -0.71% 1.61%
I Fund 7.07% 2.43% -1.30%
L Income 1.64% 1.96% 2.48%
L 2020 3.72% 2.12% 2.66%
L 2030 4.88% 2.19% 2.80%
L 2040 5.58% 2.13% 2.80%
L 2050 6.31% 2.10% 2.71%

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