Trading Value Areas With Order Flow

Posted by on Aug 23, 2023 in Blog

The value area gives traders insight into price acceptance, support/resistance, market sentiment, and fair value. The value area represents the price range where the most volume or trading activity took place during a specified time period. Looking at the value area can help traders see where most market participants valued the asset during that time. The value area often acts as support or resistance. Since it represents an area with a high concentration of trading...

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Order Flow Combined With Technical Analysis VWAP

Posted by on Aug 22, 2023 in Blog

Order flow can make technical analysis more powerful. For example, using order flow you may see strong buying interest coming in at a key support level on the chart, giving higher conviction for a long trade. Using technical analysis alone runs the risk of missing changes in order flow that may invalidate chart patterns or trend signals. Combining technical analysis with order flow helps confirm whether buyers or sellers are supporting the move. Technical analysis helps...

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Order Flow Trading Strategy: How A Market Can Rally On Aggressive Selling

Posted by on Jan 25, 2023 in Blog

Do you every wonder why a market rallies on aggressive selling? Well in this video I explain how the aggressive selling is met by strong passive buying which results in the negative delta and selling imbalances. When there is aggressive selling but it is met with strong passive liquidity in the market, the market won’t go down. In fact it will probably go up instead because traders are absorbing the aggressive selling taking place. Once the aggressive selling ends,...

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Order Flow Imbalances & Why Context Matters

Posted by on Dec 26, 2022 in Blog

To understand order flow imbalances, we must keep context at the forefront. Markets are dynamic environments; market structure and changes in order flow lead to opportunities for active traders to make informed decisions. Each order placed by a trader can have an impact on the market: as a result, it is crucial that a trader pays attention to their surroundings by understanding market structure and analyzing price movement over time to understand how context affects...

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Using Order Flow To Trade A Low Of The Day Spotting Opportunities In Orderflows

Posted by on Dec 23, 2022 in Blog

When a market makes a low there is usually a reason for it. But for order flow traders the reason doesn’t matter, we are just looking at how the order flow comes in once the market trades a new low. Basic trading, 101, a low is support. That basic common knowledge. If it wasn’t support the market would have kept dropping further. Markets are always looking for a balance between supply and demand. When an area of the market has too much supply, prices drop to...

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