David Rodriguez

Quantitative Strategist

Expertise:
Quantitative analysis, algorithmic trading, and retail trader sentiment.
David Rodriguez is a Quantitative Strategist for DailyFX, specializing in statistical studies and the algorithmic trading systems which drive the DailyFX PLUS Trading Signals. He holds a degree in economics from Williams College with heavy emphasis on quantitative methods and began trading financial markets during the tech boom and bust of 1999-2001. Though his focus has shifted to currencies, he keeps his finger on the pulse of a broad range of financial instruments.

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S&P 500 Forecast Turns - Reversal Increasingly Likely

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests US 500 prices may continue to rise. Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with ...

Gold Price Forecast Unclear, At Potential Cusp of Reversal

Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current Spot Gold price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

Australian Dollar Likely to Hit Further Highs

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests AUDUSD prices may continue to rise. Positioning is less net-short than yesterday but more net-short ...

US Dollar Forecast Remains Firmly Bearish versus Japanese Yen

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests USDJPY prices may continue to fall. Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and th...

British Pound Sentiment Flips to Net-Short - We Prefer Buying

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests GBPUSD prices may continue to rise. Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and ...

Euro Sentiment at Extremes - Further Rallies Remain Likely

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests EURUSD prices may continue to rise. Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and ...

S&P 500 Sentiment Unclear Until this Changes

The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed US 500 trading bias.

Gold Prices Forecast to Continue Lower

Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger Spot Gold-bearish contrarian trading bias.

Australian Dollar Outlook Points to Gains

The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed AUDUSD trading bias.

US Dollar Set to Decline Further versus Japanese Yen

Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger USDJPY-bearish contrarian trading bias.

British Pound Sentiment Sees Big Shift - Rallies Likely

Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current GBPUSD price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

Euro May Have Turned the Corner - Watch for Gains

Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger EURUSD-bullish contrarian trading bias.

Trading with IG Client Sentiment Data

With the IG Client Sentiment indicator we have a virtually-unparalleled view of trader emotion across key markets. Here's how we might use it in trading.

US Dollar Outlook Turns Bearish versus Japanese Yen

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests USDJPY prices may continue to fall.

S&P 500 Sentiment Unclear - Watch Key Indicator

Gold Forecast Points to Further Losses

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Spot Gold prices may continue to fall.

British Pound Sentiment Shows Early Signs of Turnaround

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests GBPUSD prices may continue to fall.

Euro Forecast Unclear until this Changes

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests EURUSD prices may continue to rise.

Australian Dollar Forecast Turns Bullish Once Again

Gold Forecast to Continue Lower versus US Dollar


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