read the sticky-notes.... then ask, thanks,sc It simply means spotting unusual trading activity over a period of time.
If a stock runs for example 10k on average over a 10 day period or even 30 days then you see it going to say 300k what does that tell you?
Lots of examples listed, more could be just not the time.
Let me know if you have specific questions.
A new example take a look at this historical chart and tell me what you see? http://www.profitspi.com/stock/view.aspx?v=price-and-chart&p=7554&i=DSTV&pv=recent-symbols&pp=DSTV#&&vs=635181749405221191
One thing you see over 200 days under 'trade activity'... you see spotty days of volume, PPS up and down, days with no volume then a little here and there.
But what do you see on the 10th? A large volume day... but more importantly what do you see the next day that you didn't see in the past 200 day pattern? For that matter what do you see for from 10th thru 14th? Volume every day.... that is big if you consider the trading patterns over the past 200 days.
Now the entire scenario is significant not only buys coming in all those days, but guess what today was?
News day... so those who knew, call it a leak or what have you.... buyers came in before news.
The 10th would have also been important from a 10 day average volume day.
10th: 220k rounded off
Prior 10 days of average? Approx. 70k divided by 10 = 7k
So, you had 7,000 volume on average up to the 10th, which had 220k.
The formula looks like this for the 10th.
DSTV .011 220k vs 7k volume 10day average
Divide 7k into 220k and you get approx. 31x
That is 31 times more volume on the 10th, then you had on average for the prior 10 days.
That is extreme, thus when spotted IMO means to watch it very very close.
A lot of different scenario's for the 10day Avg Vol Alert, but those are the basic's.
They are always symbols very seldom played on iHub
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