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So what exactly moves the market again?

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What I don't understand however is what exactly moves that black bar in the middle of the best bid and offer? the market can sit and trade at 34 all day long and I will understand what's happening, I simply don't understand what moves the bar/price as a whole however, anyone care to explain?

Check this post out.

The pic posted in there shows 10 contracts on the inside offer.

Assuming nobody is going to add any more contracts on the offer at that level, buying 11 contracts at market at that point in time would cause price to tick up.

It's a simplification but that's generally the mechanism that moves price.

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