distribution area

Distribution area

An established price range in which a stock has been trading for a significant amount of time. See: Accumulation area.

distribution area

In technical analysis, a rectangular-shaped chart formation occurring when stock is being sold by insiders and other knowledgeable investors in anticipation of a major price decline. A distribution area is generally characterized by relatively small price movements and heavy volume. Compare accumulation area. See also rectangle, reversal pattern.
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Summary: UNRWA says work had been disrupted 'when the crowd of desperate civilians surged towards the distribution area.
Currently based out of Baker County Florida the distribution area covers surrounding rural communities between Jacksonville, and Lake City.
Only 100 barrels of the brew will be available in a limited distribution area.
The Chicago Tribune this spring will end remote printing of its Midwest edition this spring, as it shrinks its distribution area, the newspaper confirmed Friday.
The handsets run off a single Base Transceiver Station located under a front office desk, providing cover for the warehouse and distribution area.
The shelves will really help us become more efficient in our food distribution area," said Belinda Crawford, the pantry's executive director.
The distribution area includes northern Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, the upper peninsula of Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, western Tennessee, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Kansas.
The rate that containers were being picked up did not keep up with the number of new containers being delivered," said Jason Rakestraw, distribution area manager, Army and Air Force Exchange Service, in Hawaii.
The first floor contains a large skylight, waiting rooms, central methadone distribution area, examination rooms, perimeter counseling offices and administrative offices.
The distribution area will include the states of Illinois, western Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.
Smart grids are comprised of a network of networks and building a communications foundation across a distribution area can be challenging as typically network requirements vary across the coverage area based upon the multiple smart grid applications and number of devices that need to connect to the network.
Tropos Networks, the leading provider of IP broadband mesh network systems, announced today that Avista, an investor owned utility serving over 356,000 electric and 316,000 gas customers across 30,000 square miles in eastern Washington, northern Idaho and Oregon, has selected Tropos' GridCom[TM] for its Smart Grid distribution area communications network.

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