Terminology Guide - "V"

Volatility: The measurement of change in price over a given time period. Volatility usually provides opportunity for short-term traders but is seen as an increase in risk.

Volume: The total number of shares traded during a given period of time.

Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP): An indicator that acts as a major support/resistance level for a stock. It is calculated by taking the sum of the total shares bought multiplied by the share price and dividing that sum by the total number of shares bought.

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