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volume of trading: Original post by Slav Fedorov of Demand Media Volume is the total number of shares traded over a specific timeframe, typically a day or a week. Volume is measured and recorded for each stock and the market as a whole. Both are important in analyzing the sentiment and direction of the market and individual stocks.

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