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Doubting America

Nelson5 Wrote: Aug 11, 2012 12:28 PM
When I went to Wall Street, we traded 3 million to 4 million shares daily on the NYSE. Since then the computers have been used to manipulate that markets and drive the individual out. He must (almost) now invest in some sort of agglomerated 'fund', which gives the banks, the government, and the Bufffets additional manipulative power. Perhaps computers shouoild be banned from the trading floor!!
The long mechanic pacing to and fro,
The set gray life, and apathetic end.
Love and Duty
-Tennyson

This week we have seen the lowest four day stretch of volume of any non-holiday period since 2007. The lack of volume has been a "problem" for the market for years now. The situation points to a state of apathy or as they say on the street "a lack of conviction." The thing is money can and has been made in this period; in fact, the market doubled in a three year period, on virtually no volume. For me, I'd like to look at this lack...
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