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S&P 500 Remains a Buy

S&P 500 Remains a Buy

2016-12-28 15:15:00
David Rodriguez, Head of Product
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S&P 500 Remains a Buy

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SPX500 - The ratio of long to short positions in the SPX500 stands at -5.11 as 16% of traders are long. Yesterday the ratio was -4.26; 19% of open positions were long. Long positions are 15.7% lower than yesterday and 7.7% above levels seen last week. Short positions are 1.1% higher than yesterday and 0.1% below levels seen last week.

We use our SSI as a contrarian indicator to price action, and the fact that the majority of traders are short gives signal that the SPX500 may continue higher. The trading crowd has grown further net-short from yesterday but moderated since last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives a further mixed trading bias.

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