An old floor trader once told me "you can't fight the tape."
Now it can be interpreted to mean "you can't fight the HFT computers"
They'll walk it down with paper trades until a big sell order comes in, and Bang! Pick up cheap gold.
Why's he selling Eight Million Dollars in shares now, if DAL could go up to $30, and he could get $10 Million? Who would just leave $2 Million on the table? That just don't make no goll dern sense. Who knows the which direction the co. is going better than the CEO or CFO?
Ans: To Starbucks. Who wants to go to the library where it's as dead as a funeral?
To kids, $4.00 for a Cappuccino frozen Latte is not too much, because they do not
have to work for that money, they just "borrow" it from Mom or Dad.