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Does VWAP distinguish between buy and sell trading volume?

VWAP is a ratio of the cumulative value (price ($p$) times volume ($q$)) traded in a stock, divided by total traded volume during the day: $$\frac{\sum{q \times p}}{\sum{q}}$$ Does the volume ...
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Can you reduce the amount of VWAP sale by initiating a VWAP buy against it?

Outright cancelling the VWAP sale order and resubmitting a new order would result in a VWAP "price" that is very different from the theoretical VWAP. Could this be used to get a closer VWAP price ...
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Understanding VWAP and DMA in EMSX Bloomberg

I'm trying to better understand the difference between the VWAP and DMA Strategies in Bloomberg through the EMSX function. As far as I understand is putting orders in Direct market access(DMA) a way ...
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Explanation of VWAP

I have some questions on VWAP(volume weighted average price): 1) I understand that it gives the average trade price of an asset for a specific time period but why is it beneficial to know this when ...
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Investment Bank VWAP Execution ranking

Is there a ranking of Investment Banks institutional VWAP execution algorithms anywhere (who beats the benchmark price most consistently and by how much)? Thanks
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Do you know any data source for historical VWAP data?

I am looking for historical VWAP pricing data for north american equities. I haven't been able to find a free/cheap data source. Do you guys know of one ? Also, is there a way to proxy for an equities ...
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options pricing using vwap

This is a question about why options prices do not take volume into account. The popular option valuation formula "black-scholes" certainly does not account for this and I don't suggest that it does. ...
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of OHLC over VWAP?

I would like to ask about maybe obvious thing for many people, but cannot find a good answer for it. In many, many places I see OHLC data along with OHLC analysis tools. As I deduce step by step in ...