See also: https://ttwtrader.com/docs/sweeps/
A stop sweep is a large market order triggered by a stop order.
In this example, someone placed a market order of 60 lots (the „trigger“), which moved the price up by 1 tick.
The price movement triggered a large stop order executed as a market order of 800 lots.
Due to its size, we call this order a „stop sweep“.
The stop sweep pushed the price further by 3 ticks, triggering a smaller stop order of 10 lots.
Together they formed a stop run containing 2 stop orders and a total volume of 810 lots.
A blue colored Sweep represents a
Several blue-colored sweeps can be single events or will appear on the chart with a Native Stop Run.
The example above shows a real-time Native Stop Event on the chart.
The Buy Stop Run includes the following real-time information
1 single stop order was executed with a size of 450 contracts.
Please read as well Native Market Volume Stops