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Bitcoin: 80.3% of Traders Are Net-Long

Bitcoin: 80.3% of Traders Are Net-Long

Nancy Pakbaz, CFA, Markets Writer
Bitcoin

TRADERS REMAIN NET-LONG

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 80.3% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 4.06 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.2% higher than yesterday and 3.1% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.7% lower than yesterday and 8.2% higher from last week.

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BITCOIN: SENTIMENT SUGGESTS A BEARISH 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. 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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