Is the Stock Market Manipulated in Favor of the Big Guys?
If you are a 'little guy' trading stocks online then you need to know that the market is not a level playing field, it is deliberately slanted in favor of the big institutional traders - so watch out and take a look at this video by the 'stock trading master' who explains what can happen in the last 5 minutes of trading and how you cannot possibly react fast enough to it. I would put a link to his blog- but he don't like links!
Trading for this week by the way is recommended to be on the sidelines - stay in cash - there is no trend worth trading
Further reading : http://www.howtotradestocks.co/2010/02/one-stock-trading-tip-for-beginners.html