Indifference and Algos Driving 'Abnormal' Action

On Tuesday the market opened weak and closed strong. Today it opened strong and closed weak. While this sort of volatility can make for some good trading, that isn't the case with this market. The market swings are a product of indifference and computerized trading rather than strong emotions and shifting sentiment.

There is no fear or greed driving the action. It is just programmers tinkering with algorithms and traders trying to find an edge. Even the news flow doesn't seem to matter much. It is used as a justification for a few hours of action but the day-to-day movement isn't driven to any great degree by headlines....247 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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