I play a few tier two/three stocks consistently. The volume is between 200-400 thousand. I've noticed funny bids and offers appear and leave 5-15 levels away from price level 1 and sure enough within a short time the price approaches these levels. I now believe these are market maker signals to those in the know that they have a buy or sell order in hand and believe they have enough stock to move the price to a certain level. I believe this since I profited from this flashing 5-6 times since I became aware it was likely. It usually happens between 10-3. Which ever way the stocks immediately break after this I long/short it and don't cover until it approaches the levels I've seen the flashses at.The stocks usually move 50-cents to a dollar. It sounds crazy but I'm pretty certain this is happening. They're screwing the entity who gave them the order or fleecing the daytrader.