Finance: What is Trading Volume?

Trading volume is the number of shares trading back and forth at a given time.

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on all else being equal that is optimistic investors are putting money

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into the system buying up stocks and contributing liquidity like they are [Investor money transfer to stock market]

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seeking risk they're hopeful they're optimistic lots of volume high liquidity

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low volume low liquidity and high is good

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Inessa not just a california proposition 64 thing high volumes are attractive to [People protesting for cannabis]

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large institutional professional traders and investors because there remains the

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perception that if they want to sell a given position well then with high

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volumes they can get out quickly so they feel less hesitation about getting in

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quickly okay good just checking [Man shouting into megaphone]