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Bitcoin: Price May Continue to Fall

Bitcoin: Price May Continue to Fall

2019-05-02 16:25:00
Nancy Pakbaz, CFA, Markets Writer
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TRADERS REMAIN NET-LONG

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 82.5% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 4.71 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.7% lower than yesterday and 1.4% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.4% higher than yesterday and 5.6% lower from last week.

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BITCOIN: SENTIMENT SUGGESTS A MIXED TRADING BIAS

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Bitcoin prices may continue to fall. Positioning is less net-long than yesterday but more net-long from last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed Bitcoin trading bias.

--- Written by Nancy Pakbaz, CFA, DailyFX Research

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