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GTC order: Original post by Slav Fedorov of Demand Media A stock’s daily trading volume is the number of shares traded in a day. The higher the volume, the easier it is to sell a stock, because there are always enough buyers ready to take the stock off your hands at the current price. Conversely, low volume stocks do not have many buyers. If an investor tries to sell a low-volume stock, its price may…

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