accumulation area

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Accumulation area

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

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.

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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With the help of the CP it is possible to estimate whether a certain spot in the lake sediment surface is situated in an accumulation or erosion zone: CP < 2 means the accumulation area, 2 < CP < 3 means the transition area and CP > 3 means the erosion area (Terasmaa 2005a, 2005b).
Although it is still overwhelmingly ablation, there are small accumulation areas tucked into the higher defiles, clinging on in patches of permanent shadow.
At the far end of the Ambec table, the braking system automatically regulates product flow, either by holding trays in the accumulation area or by releasing them on to a single track conveyor in flowthrough mode.
Environmental contamination at the Center had resulted from the operation of a boat maintenance area, PCB-containing transformers, a hazardous waste accumulation area, underground storage tanks, petroleum /oil lubricants, and paint storage areas.
MIG also failed to label its waste oil tank and failed to post a sign in its waste oil accumulation area, DEP said.
In addition, using RiskBrowser, companies can deploy an underwriting management strategy around accumulations, flagging the underwriter if exposure is being added to an existing accumulation, quantifying the incremental impact of adding an account, and providing drill-down capabilities to evaluate an accumulation area in greater detail.
In addition, DEP found that the company did not properly label waste drums, install proper signs in or delineate its hazardous waste accumulation area.
A subsequent inspection found, however, that violations continued at the Base's Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Hazardous Waste Accumulation Area, although improvements had been made elsewhere.
collect waste from the three Satellite Accumulation Areas (SAA) located on-campus at Richardson Hall, Mallory Hall and Science Hall.
The peaks (representing both local maximums and minimums) of the curves identify the changes from the accumulation areas to erosion zones or vice versa.
That DEP alleged that state workers found during inspections last year that Wal-Mart failed to provide adequate security for waste oil accumulation areas, post signs, keep adequate records, properly delineate waste oil accumulation areas, label hazardous waste and waste oil containers, and keep wastes separated.