[ATNET Crypto Trading Glossary] Footprint Trading

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What is footprint trading and how to start with it?

Footprint trading is an advanced trading technique used on both cryptocurrency and legacy markets.

The benefits of footprint trading are more pronounced in short-term speculation techniques, such as scalping.

Footprint Charting

Footprint charting is a way of plotting the price action to get the so-called “footprint” within a candle.

The footprint is essentially a histogram that plots the volume traded at each price segment of a candle. A candle footprint chart could look like this:

Usually, the display is done in a way that is easier to look at, such as by coloring segments of the candle with different levels of intensity:

Tools for footprint trading in crypto



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