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Accumulation area

A range within which a buyer accumulates shares of a stock. See: On-balance volume and distribution area.
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Accumulation Area

A price range in which buyers buy large numbers of shares of a stock. One can identify an accumulation area if a stock only rarely falls below a certain price. On-balance Volume Method analysts use accumulation areas to recommend stock purchases because they believe such stocks will attract large numbers of buyers. See also: Distribution area.
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accumulation area

In technical analysis, a rectangular-shaped chart formation produced when insiders and other knowledgeable investors purchase shares of stock from the public and characterized by little price movement but relatively heavy volume. If an accumulation area can be identified, it indicates a time to buy. Compare distribution area. See also rectangle.
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The peaks (representing both local maximums and minimums) of the curves identify the changes from the accumulation areas to erosion zones or vice versa.
Due to different flooding patterns these areas have been denominated according to flood accumulation areas and plains.
Considering area change basin by basin, the largest percentage reductions in glacier area occurred in basins with a hypsometry such that a 100 m rise in the equilibrium line altitude would have resulted in a large change in the accumulation area ratio (proportion of the basin lying in the accumulation area).
'There should be two parts to a glacier: an accumulation area and an ablation area'.
Currently, accumulation areas for mountain glaciers are very small.
These are the erosion, transportation, and accumulation areas. Erosion areas are located most frequently in shallow waters and/or in deep slopes and are characterized by hard or consolidate deposits.
* Hazardous Waste: Accumulation areas are being set up at each facility.
Rainfall is also forecast in many parts of the Kingdom, including Aqaba, that may turn heavy accompanied by thunder and hail at times and cause floods in valleys, lowlands and water- accumulation areas, while winds will be northwesterly moderate to brisk with strong gusts reaching 40-50 kilometers per hour, blowing dust in the desert areas, the JMD said.
Massachusetts DEP reported that during inspections conducted last year, department personnel determined that the company allegedly failed to provide adequate security for its waste oil accumulation area, failed to post signs, keep adequate records and properly delineate waste oil accumulation areas, failed to label hazardous waste and waste oil containers and failed to keep potentially incompatible wastes separated.
"Inspectors also observed that the company failed to label and keep containers of waste oil covered, failed to properly label waste oil and hazardous waste accumulation areas, and failed to properly store and handle volatile organic compounds," the agency said.