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Time & Sales parameters, newbie requesting advice.

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Thanks for the email prompt to reply.

I think you have 2 main uses for the tape....

1 - Get a feel for the overall flow of the market. To do that an unfiltered tape - showing all trades
2 - Get an idea which side the size is on - for that, filtered is better

for 2 the key elements are
- are the large traders getting stuck for a short term bounce
- are large traders generally on your side for trade management

If you can - get rid of everything but price and Qty. The less you have to read, the easier it is.

I'd start with this and get this down before you look at much else. Large short term traders getting trapped is a great thing to be looking at.

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