Majority of Bitcoin Traders Remain Net-Long
Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 78.7% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.7 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.1% higher than yesterday and 1.4% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.7% higher than yesterday and 1.3% lower from last week.
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Sentiment Suggests Bitcoin May Reverse Higher
We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Bitcoin prices may continue to fall. Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current Bitcoin price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.
--- Written by Jack Schwarze, DailyFX Research