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The stocks with the highest trading volume over a given period of time. Leadership may give an indication of future market movements. That is, a large amount of interest in certain stocks may mean that the market will continue to be interested in them. Leadership may be either good or bad for the market. For example, poor leadership may result from too much speculation, while solid leadership comes from sustainable investing practices. It is also called market leadership.
The stocks that tend to dominate trading volume during a given period. Some people believe the quality of market leadership indicates future trends for market movement. For example, poor quality leadership (that is, leadership exhibited by low-priced, speculative stock) may indicate excessive speculation and forecast a major decline in stock prices. Also called leadership.