Investing Basics: Volume

Andrew Leung
2 min readNov 28, 2023
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Volume is the number of shares that are being traded of a given asset over a set time period. Typically when you look up a ticker you will see the days trading volume. This is how many shares were traded during the day. Volume can also tell you about the investor sentiment. Investor sentiment is often based on trends or news that they hear. And while you can’t always confirm what is going on, the general idea is that if volume remains high then…

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Andrew Leung

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