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This category covers various indicators used to gauge the amount of trading volume in a particular market or asset during a particular period of time. Volume is the number of shares that changed hands during the time window.

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    Volume Indicators: An Overview 

    Introduction Volume indicators are important tools for investors and traders to analyze and understand financial instruments’ supply and demand dynamics. They provide insights into the strength and conviction behind price movements by tracking the trading volume. This article overviews some popular volume indicators and discusses their advantages, limitations, and potential trading strategies. Popular Volume Indicators …
    Volume Indicators: An Overview
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    Understanding Volume Indicator: A Comprehensive Guide 

    Introduction The volume indicator is a vital tool investors and traders use to understand the liquidity and market activity in trading financial assets. It measures the number of shares or contracts traded during a specified period, providing insights into the buying and selling pressure in the market. The concept of the volume indicator dates back …
    Understanding Volume Indicator: A Comprehensive Guide
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    Understanding the Accumulation/Distribution Line: A Comprehensive Guide 

    Introduction The Accumulation/Distribution Line (A/D Line) is a popular technical indicator that helps investors and traders measure the cumulative flow of money into and out of a security. Marc Chaikin developed it in the 1970s to provide insights into financial assets’ supply and demand dynamics, including stocks and commodities. Calculation of the Accumulation/Distribution Line To …
    Understanding the Accumulation/Distribution Line: A Comprehensive Guide
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    VWAP Indicator: A Comprehensive Guide for Traders 

    Introduction Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) is a popular technical indicator used by traders and investors to gauge the average price at which a security has traded throughout the day. It was developed by Kyle Krehbiel and introduced in the 1980s. By considering both price and volume, VWAP helps traders identify the true market value …
    VWAP Indicator: A Comprehensive Guide for Traders
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    Understanding Volume-by-Price: A Comprehensive Guide 

    Introduction The Volume-by-Price Indicator (VBP) is a technical analysis tool that combines price and volume data to help traders and investors identify key price levels where significant trading activity has occurred. Paul Dysart developed this indicator in the 1930s, and traders have widely used it to analyze a particular security’s supply and demand dynamics. In …
    Understanding Volume-by-Price: A Comprehensive Guide
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    Understanding Point of Control: A Guide for Investors and Traders 

    Introduction Point of Control (PoC) is not an independent indicator but a critical component within the Volume Profile (Volume By Price) indicator. It refers to the most popular price level where the highest volume of trades occurred within a specified time frame. It was first developed by Peter Steidlmayer, a former commodities trader and Chicago …
    Understanding Point of Control: A Guide for Investors and Traders
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    On Balance Volume: A Comprehensive Guide 

    Introduction The On Balance Volume (OBV) is a technical analysis indicator that measures the volume of a security and uses this information to predict future price movements. The concept was introduced by Joseph Granville in 1963 in his book “Granville’s New Key to Stock Market Profits.” The main premise behind OBV is that volume precedes …
    On Balance Volume: A Comprehensive Guide