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Nanex ~ 05-Oct-2012 ~ Kraft M.O.

M.O. stands for Modus operandi - a term used to describe someone's habits or manner of working, their method of operating or functioning.

On October 3, 2012, an event in the stock of Kraft (KRFT) caused a media sensation which we covered here. But what hasn't been reported, is that this same stock had similar issues just days earlier. We reported on 2 of these events, but decided it was worth bringing them all together in the charts below. Each chart plot trades color coded by reporting exchange at 1 second intervals, and shows about 18 minute of trading.

Note that the symbol for Kraft changed from KRFTV to KRFT on October 2, 2012.

1. September 17, 2012 ~ KRFTV

2. September 28, 2012 ~ KRFTV

3. October 1, 2012 ~ KRFTV

4. October 2, 2012 ~ KRFT

5. October 3, 2012 ~ KRFT
This is the one that whipped the media into a frenzy.

6. Click through the stack of 33 charts showing details of the events and other questionable trading activity in Kraft.

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