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MU frequently is on Retail Guru recommendation lists. This triggers Professional Trader activity. MU action is often led by Professional Traders’ setups, and at times these trigger High Frequency Trader action ahead of market open.
AMGN formed a tight short-term Symmetrical Triangle before running up on strong momentum, instigated by Professional Traders setting up for High Frequency Trader action. AMGN moved through technical resistance with ease.
QUAD has been in a long-term downtrend until recently. The gap was a Breakaway Gap, which seldom fill. The Shift of Sentiment™ on TC2000 Balance of Power Indicator not only shows High Frequency Traders’ presence, but also Dark Pool Quiet Accumulation.
Enphase Energy is gaining momentum as it continues to defy the overall bearish sentiment of the stock market. It gapped up on High Frequency Trader action recently, and is continuing an upward trajectory.
High Frequency Traders’ huge flood of pre-open market orders gapped GOOG up. This was immediately followed by a surge of Dark Pool Quiet Rotation™. Dark Pools are using Buybacks and High Frequency Trader gaps to sell, in order to lower their inventory of stock.
Although Apple news claimed that the company “beat expectations,” the stock gapped up and quickly reversed, then moved down further. This is due to their Guidance for the next quarter. Many companies are able to beat the analysts’ estimates, but forecast lower for next earnings season.
Huge growth in 2016 as speculative anticipation of more sales to China & other developing industrialization nations occurred. Unsupported by Fundamental & Technical support and resistance levels. Now in a sideways pattern, inevitably selling down toward a Business Bear Cycle pattern. Weekly chart view.
White candlesticks are small, weak, & irregular in trend pattern. Suspended Buybacks in 2017, reason was too much debt. Shifted into a Trading Range that dropped sharply in Nov.-Dec. 2018. No Dark Pool Quiet Accumulation in the bottom, Small Funds buying caused move up.
Travelers Companies Inc. uptrend is running out of steam. Daily view now actually sideways, implying stock has been held up by Buybacks, and without them it may slide down more. Insurance Sector is overspeculated and at a higher risk at this time.
Bank of America Corp. has been buying new technology in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Dark Data Mining, and Robotics. Like other banks, it has been stabilizing its stock with heavy Buybacks.
Weekly view shows a downtrend until the end of 2018, then the stock moved sideways in a trend that is not a bottom. Supported by a weak intermediate support level. Could break to the downside with High Frequency Trader action.
Throughout the past couple of months, slow Dark Pool Quiet Rotation™ was going on while the stock was in Buyback mode. Professional Traders used AXP Buybacks to set up good runs until the past 2 weeks. Now Buybacks stalled, and Retail Traders have taken over.
Unable to complete its bottom from last December’s low reversal to the upside. Retail Investors & Traders as well as plenty of Smaller Funds got duped by Corporate Buybacks. Weekly view shows a Flat Top Formation, one of the newer tops.