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Footprint Charts | A Futures Trader’s Guide to Volume Analysis 

Originally published at: https://optimusfutures.com/tradeblog/archives/footprint-charts/%20

This article on Footprint Charts is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Key Points: Footprint or ‘Cluster’ Charts analyze transactional volume inside a given timeframe. This analysis looks at the interaction between buyers and sellers to uncover opportunities. Footprint charts come in several flavors including bid/ask, volume profile, and delta. Strategies for trading with footprint charts include stacked imbalances, unfinished auctions, and high volume nodes. Traders can open a free account for 30-days and immediately access Optimus Flow’s numerous footprint charts and analysis tools along with unlimited simulated trades. What is it that moves price up and down? That simple question…

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