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Trade Implications – EURUSD: We typically go against the crowd; if everyone has sold we prefer to buy. Yet retail traders are often their most short at important tops and their most long at significant lows. The caveat is clear: the sentiment and price extreme is only clear in hindsight.
The fact that these extremes are happening as the pair reverses off of important technical resistance nonetheless suggests that the EURUSD may soon reverse lower. A larger shift towards crowd buying would help confirm the EUR top; our sentiment-based Momentum2 strategy may soon sell if the pair does indeed turn lower.
--- Written by David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist for DailyFX.com
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