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The stock-oriented TSP funds again posted substantial losses in April, with the small company stock S fund down 10.57 percent, the large company stock C fund down 8.72 percent and the international stock I fund down 6.39 percent.

Year-to-date, those funds are down 18.83, 12.91 and 12.73 percent, respectively. For the last 12 months, the S fund is down by 18.75 percent and the I fund by 8.87 percent while C fund is up, but by just 0.21 percent.

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The bond F fund meanwhile suffered a 3.75 percent loss in April and is down 9.33 percent year-to-date and 8.31 percent over the last 12 months. The never-losing government securities G fund gained 0.2 percent in April, for year-to-date and 12-month gains of 0.65 and 1.63 percent, respectively.

The April losses also dragged down the lifecycle L funds: Income, -2.04; 2025, -3.59; 2030, -5.12; 2040, -6.12; 2045, -6.56; 2050, -6.97; 2055, 2060, 2065, -8.11. Each also is in negative territory year-to-date, ranging from -3.32 for the Income fund to -13.56 for the 2055, 2060 and 2065 funds, and over the last 12 months, ranging from -0.46 to -5.83.

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