Bitcoin Prices May Continue to Fall
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75.2% OF TRADERS ARE NET-LONG
Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 75.2% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.04 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.6% lower than yesterday and 0.8% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.8% lower than yesterday and 1.5% lower from last week.
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BITCOIN SUGGESTS A 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 Nancy Pakbaz, CFA, DailyFX Research
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