Bitcoin: Price Jumps While Traders Remain Net-Long
Net-Long Positions Approach Yearly Highs
Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 78.8% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.72 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 3.1% higher than yesterday and 1.9% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.5% lower than yesterday and 15.3% lower from last week.
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Bitcoin Sentiment Provides 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 Yayati Tanwar, DailyFX Research
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