Is There Anything Wrong With These Charts?

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UPDATE: *NYSE REVIEWING TRADES FOR 'AOL,' 'NBR,' 'MPC,' 'LO,' 'CNQ' FROM 3:49:00PM-3:51:00PM ET

By now it is clear to everyone that the market is rigged, manipulated and broken. But this rigged, manipulated and broken? Honestly, we don't know, hence our question: is this now "normal" or are these just the death throes of a  "market" busted beyond all repair?

AMZN stock trades in a 50c range for 4 hours after today's HFT hearing (following which nothing as usual will happen) ends, as if to make a statement..

 

FLAT (a Treasury Flattener ETF) offer went from $58 to $4000 in 5 seconds...

 

And then there's this...

 

As Nanex shows in great detail...

15:49:41 Flash Crash Event

On May 13, 2014 at 15:49:41, a dozen or more large cap stocks suddenly jumped or dropped in price. A few charts below.

 

All of the following completely unrelated and independens stocks had a flash crash or smash at exactly the same instant.

1. AOL.



2. CNQ.



3. LO.



4. NBR.


On May 13, 2014 at 15:49:41, at least 28 stocks suddenly jumped or dropped in price in what can only be viewed as a flash-crash (or smash).

 

Just remember: as long as the general direction of the market is up and to the right, nobody cares.

Here's all 28 stocks affected...