When you trade stocks on the market, what best describes the product of shares × price?

My candidates are Capital, Amount, Value, ...?

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    You use the word value yourself, and the phrase high-value transaction features in relevant Google results, so that seems a good candidate. Google isn't an entirely acceptable source for corroboration, though, so this is merely a comment. – Andrew Leach Apr 30 '13 at 16:13

Most investment sites (ShareBuilder and Morningstar, to name two) refer to the product of the Quantity of Shares (or Shares Held) times the Current Price (or Quote) as the Market Value.

Here's condensed example from ShareBuilder:

Symbol Quote   Quantity Market Value
AAPL   $438.91 10.0956  $4,431.06

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