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This is the daily number of shares of a security that change hands between a buyer and a seller. Also known as volume traded. Also see Up volume and Down volume.
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The amount of trading sustained in a security or in the entire market during a given period. Especially heavy volume may indicate that important news has just been announced or is expected. See also average daily volume.
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Volume is the number of shares traded in a company's stock or in an entire market over a specified period, typically a day.

Unusual market activity, either higher or lower than average, is typically the result of some external event. But unusual activity in an individual stock reflects new information about that stock or the stock's sector.

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For each study, the odds ratio (OR) with 95% confidence interval (95% CI) was calculated to evaluate the strength of association between the each SNP and PCV risk.
Choi et al showed that PCV offered a better compliance and lower peak pressures than VCV, but there were no advantages over VCV in hemodynamics.11 Based on the different results of previous trials on the type of mode used for ventilation during anesthesia, we performed this study to compare the effect of PCV vs.
It should be noted that most authors state just this variable as one of the main strengths of PCV (1,4,5,7,17,19), although there are examples in the literature that deny this advantage (14,16,18).
Currently, there is no uniform classification system for PCV based on its angiographic characteristics.
As expected, significant correlations were found between PCB and PCV (r=0.66, p<0.001), job satisfaction (JS) (r= -0.62, p<0.001), affective organizational commitment (AOC) (r= -0.50, p<0.001), and ITL (r=0.36, p<0.001).
"The need for services such as those provided by PCV continues unabated in persistent pockets of poverty throughout Contra Costa County.
Table (1) shows the means of PCV and Hb for each cut-off point.
Pfizer, which makes PCV vaccine, has funded an investigator-initiated grant and a post-marketing study to Dr.
Serotypes were grouped into 3 categories: PCV7 serotypes (serotypes in PCV7: 4, 6B, 9V, 14, 18C, 19F, and 23F), PCV13-specific serotypes (serotypes in PCV13 but not in PCV7: 1, 3, 5, 6A, 7F, and 19A), and non-PCV serotypes (serotypes not in any PCV).
He also said that contrary to some reports, the World Health Organization (WHO) did not recommend the 13valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, also called PCV 13, as a more costeffective alternative to Ona's choice of PCV 10.