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Responsive Activity

Two sided trade going back and forth between traders that have a short term outlook and are keeping prices contained within a range. For example, when a market trades to or even slightly above a defined range, if sellers become dominant and push the market back down lower, they are said to be “responding” to higher prices. This is the opposite of Initiating Activity. Responsive activity is usually defined by short time frame traders such as daytraders, or pit locals whose inventory has become imbalanced and needs to be corrected.
See Initiating Activity.