Net-Long Traders Reach to the Highest Level This Year

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 80.8% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 4.21 to 1. The percentage of traders net-long is now its highest since Jan 18 when Bitcoin traded near 11195.98. The number of traders net-long is 15.3% higher than yesterday and 10.9% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 0.3% lower than yesterday and 5.0% lower from last week.

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Bitcoin Continues to Trade With Bearish Bias

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Bitcoin prices may continue to fall. Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger Bitcoin-bearish contrarian trading bias.

--- Written by Abdullah AlAmoudi, DailyFX Research