David Rodriguez

David Rodriguez

Quantitative Strategist

Expertise:
Big data analysis, algorithmic trading, and retail trader sentiment.
David Rodriguez is a Senior Strategist for DailyFX with over a decade of experience in algorithmic trading and quantitative studies of global financial markets. He cut his teeth on trading via equities and equity options markets through the tech boom and bust of 1999-2001. Since then his focus has largely shifted to currencies, commodities, and global indices. Yet options trading and technology remain a passion and focus.

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Gold Price Looks Likely to Rally Further

Major Shift Warns of Further British Pound Weakness

IG Client Sentiment data shows the majority of traders are now net-long the British Pound versus the US Dollar—breaking a two-month trend. A contrarian view of ‘crowd’ sentiment war...

US Dollar Likely to Fall even Further versus Japanese Yen

British Pound Forecast Hinges on the Crowd’s Next Move

Euro Traders Once Again Sell - We Prefer to Buy

Major Shift Warns of Further British Pound Weakness

IG Client Sentiment data shows the majority of traders are now net-long the British Pound versus the US Dollar—breaking a two-month trend. A contrarian view of ‘crowd’ sentiment war...

Why HODL Won’t Save Bitcoin, Ether, or Other Cryptos

Our data shows Bitcoin, Ether, and Ripple traders continue to HODL their coins. But this should serve as clear warning sign of further tumbles ahead.

Bitcoin May Continue to Plummet Amid Clear Warning in Sentiment

The value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has plummeted on the day, and our IG Client Sentiment data warns BTCUSD and others may continue lower.

IG Client Sentiment Shows Traders Sell into EURUSD Gains

A reading of proprietary IG Client Sentiment data shows traders have once again sold into Euro strength versus the US Dollar. We view this as a contrarian signal for further gains.

S&P 500 Likely to Press to Fresh Highs

Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger US 500-bullish contrarian trading bias.

Australian Dollar Forecast to Continue Higher

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

Gold Price Outlook Mixed Despite Recent Rallies

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

Dollar Remains a Sell versus the 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 Outlook Turns Positive

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

Euro Positioning Pulls Back Sharply - High Risk of Reversal

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

S&P 500 Forecast Shifts Sharply as Traders Change Direction

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

Australian Dollar Outlook Unclear until this Changes

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

Gold Price Looks Likely to Rally Further

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

US Dollar Likely to Fall even Further 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.

British Pound Forecast Hinges on the Crowd’s Next Move

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


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