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Market Sentiment

Learn how crowd psychology influences trading decisions, and how to apply sentiment analysis in your forex trading.

Let Fellow Traders Help You

Familiarize yourself with the basics of analyzing market sentiment, with our guidance on understanding IG client sentiment data and how to interpret the Commitment of Traders report.

Sentiment Analysis for Forex Trading

Find out how forex sentiment analysis can help traders understand and act on price behavior.

Trading on Sentiment: Using IG Client Sentiment Data

Learn how to use IG Client Sentiment to spot opportunities based on trader positioning and sentiment.

Using the COT Report in Forex Trading

The weekly Commitment of Traders Report provides information on the positioning of currency pairs.

What is the Commitment of Traders (COT) Report?

The Commitment of Traders report is a popular release that tracks sentiment in futures markets. Learn all about the COT report in this article.

In-Depth with IG Client Sentiment

Learn more about DailyFX’s proprietary indicator based on real data from live traders on parent company IG’s platforms.

Sentiment Indicators: Using IG Client Sentiment

IGCS is derived from actual data driven by live traders. Learn how to use IGCS as a technical indicator to compliment a multitude of approaches.

Using IG Client Sentiment for a More Well-Rounded Approach

IGCS is derived from actual data driven by live traders. Learn how to use IGCS as a technical indicator to compliment a multitude of approaches.

Trading Strategy: Incorporating Sentiment, IGCS

IGCS and sentiment is somewhat unique as an indicator and can be added as a compliment to several styles of trading strategies.

Popular Markets for the IGCS Indicator

Gold, USD and EUR/USD can be prime markets to follow but which other might IGSC offer insight for?

Trading Signals from IG Client Sentiment

IGCS often acts as a contrarian indicator, allowing traders to identify potential signals using price action as a guide

Trading Strategies with IGCS

Learn how to incorporate IGCS data and indications into various trading strategies, ranging from scalping to long-term trading.

Short-Term Forex Signals via the IGCS Indicator

We've discussed how to use positioning ratios in strategy but what about accounting for recent large changes in retail sentiment?

Mean Reversion Trading with IG Client Sentiment

Mean reversion or range-bound environments are often unloved by retail traders, but IGCS may offer some helpful context for these conditions.

Trend Trading Strategies with IG Client Sentiment

IGCS is a contrarian indicator with a potentially leading component that can help trend traders to implement strategies.

Trading Breakouts with IG Client Sentiment

The IG Client Sentiment tool helps traders identify potential breakouts in anticipation of a trend

Long-Term Trading Strategies with IGCS

Learn how IG Client Sentiment can help guide longer-term trading strategies