Mathematical programming

Definition:

An operations research technique that solves problems in which an optimal value is sought subject to specified constraints. Mathematical programming models include linear programming, quadratic programming, and dynamic programming.

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Up volume

When a stock closes increases in value on a particular day, the volume in that stock is considered up volume. Related: Down volume.

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