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Spotting Market Trends with Volume Profile Trading  

Originally published at: https://optimusfutures.com/tradeblog/archives/volume-profile-trading/%20

This article on Volume Profile Trading is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Key Points: Volume profiles are powerful analytics that display where the most and least volume occurs in a given period, identifying a value range as well as a point of control where the highest volume occurs. While market profiles look at the time spent at each price, volume profiles look at the number of contracts or shares traded. Traders use these profiles to identify areas of support and resistance, as well as spots unlikely to contain either. Common volume profile shapes include P-shape, D-shape, b-shape, and B-shape. Futures…

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