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I am not a forex trader, I trade mostly ES, JY, EC, BP, CD futures.

I have been studying forex for some time for the sake of understanding better and have decided I might jump in.

I lack the understanding of how forex data works, my understanding is that the big banks and brokers provide their data to data providers who then consolidate it into total volume.

It seems to me I would want a data provider who provides the most banks input for their data.

I am looking for tick data on up and a provider who would list their bank data in a way where I could identify the largest contributors, sort them somehow and develop an indicator to show me this big boy volume.

Do any of you know which providers have the largest amount of volume providers and list them in way like market makers on L2?

Also, I am not an expert here and would appreciate any corrections to my thoughts or assumptions.

Thanks you

MM

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