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Huge Volume no Price Change

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Over the years I traded stocks I sometimes noticed huge volume spikes and no change in price. Huge volume as in 4-5 times the weekly average volume in one trade but price action would continue on as if nothing had happened. There's no way 2 large traders happened to meet at the same time on the bid, especially on some of the less liquid stocks with large spreads.

Anyone have ideas?


Could be block trades by institutions. Set up by dealer/broker used by both institutions.

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