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Forgive me if I'm being naive, but I believe the transaction volumes posted on the various services (such as Yahoo) show the volume of all executed trades, which means there has been a buy and a sell. I don't know that open (unexecuted) trades would provide you much in the way of information since these are probably limit rather than market orders and the limit figures can vary considerably.

Of course, the easiest way to tell who is initiating the trades is to look at the stock price. If there were more buyers than sellers, it's going up; more sellers than buyers, it's going down.

How do you intend to take advantage of this info?
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