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Bitcoin: Traders Remain Net-Long

Bitcoin: Traders Remain Net-Long

2019-01-07 20:30:00
Nancy Pakbaz, CFA, Markets Writer
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NET-LONG POSITIONS CONTINUE TO INCREASE

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 76.2% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.21 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 3.6% higher than yesterday and 0.3% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.4% higher than yesterday and 5.0% higher from last week.

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BITCOIN PRICE TREND MAY SOON REVERSE

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 Nancy Pakbaz, CFA, DailyFX Research

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