[ATNET Crypto Trading Glossary] Footprint Trading

beyondta     · [technique]
What is footprint trading and how to start with it?
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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:

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