Hi I'm still learning and want to know whats the difference between float and volume or are they the same thing? Thanks in advance

  • Also is floating stock the same thing as float.
    – Brosky
    Nov 13, 2020 at 18:01

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Floating stock is the number of shares a company has available to trade in the open market.

Volume refers to the number of shares that trade in a time period.

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