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Pound Soon to Fall Based On Long Positions

Pound Soon to Fall Based On Long Positions

2017-10-26 18:00:00
Dylan Jusino,
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Pound Soon to Fall Based On Long Positions

GBPUSD: Retail trader data shows 58.3% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.4 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 9.8% higher than yesterday and 7.3% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 19.3% lower than yesterday and 20.0% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests GBPUSD 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 GBPUSD-bearish contrarian trading bias.

--- Written by Dylan Jusino, DailyFX Research

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