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Top 20 trades in US stocks by Sharesight users – October 2021

by Stephanie Stefanovic, Content Manager, Sharesight | Oct 27th 2021

Welcome to the October 2021 edition of Sharesight’s monthly USA trading snapshot, where we look at Sharesight users’ top 20 trades in US stocks on the Nasdaq, NYSE and NYSE American market (AMEX) over the month.

In this snapshot, buy trades were led by Alibaba (NYSE: BABA), which has lost US$344 billion in market value YoY; followed by Tesla (NQASDAQ: TSLA), which hit US$1 trillion in market value this month. Sell trades were also led by Tesla, followed by Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). It was a varied month overall, with the top trades spanning the tech, e-commerce, aerospace and entertainment industries.

Top 20 US stock trades October 2021

Top 20 NASDAQ + NYSE+AMEX month October21

Let’s look at the news behind some of the key stocks in this month’s snapshot:


Alibaba (NYSE: BABA)

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB)

Rocket Lab (NASDAQ: RKLB)


Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN)

Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS)

Shopify (NYSE: SHOP)

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Disclaimer: The above article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a product recommendation, or taxation or financial advice and should not be relied upon as such. Always check with your financial adviser or accountant to obtain the correct advice for your situation.