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  • Market News | Apr 29, 2015, 10:30 AM

    Options Trading Resources: Understanding Option Order Flow

    Options Trading Resources: Understanding Option Order Flow

    In technical analysis there are only two primary things to watch, and that is price and volume.  Price is king and must always be respected, but money flow can give us clues to future price direction.  I look for where the big money is flowing, but unfortunately the information in stock volume can be a big noisy, deceptive. late or even absent.  We have all heard of the 'dark pools', where stock is traded in big size and secrecy (well, sorta secret) by institutions.  The public[...]