For the volume of a stock that is listed on, www.finance.google.com, what kind of measurement is that? Is that the number of shares that were traded? or something else?
On the CNBC ticket screen, when it says something like "Microsoft Corp. MSFT 15.5k @ $60.00, down arrow", what is that "15.5k", shares that exchanged hands?
Finally, what does "institutional ownership" mean? Is that owned by big banks or hedge fund companies?