The number of shares traded on a given exchange or in a single security or index. high volume is generally regarded as an indication of investor enthusiasm and low volume is taken as a sign of investor lethargy. Volume is a component of many technical analysis tools.
Browse by Subjects
thinly traded stock
effective exchange rate
See All Related Terms »
American Psychological Association (APA):
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Modern Language Association (MLA):