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US Dollar Remains in Control versus Canadian Dollar

US Dollar Remains in Control versus Canadian Dollar

David Rodriguez, Head of Product

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USDCAD–One-sided retail forex trader positioning warns that the US Dollar is likely to continue to gain versus the Canadian Dollar. Our trader sample shows that crowds most recently turned net-short the USD/CAD as it traded to multi-month highs through early November, and current positions show that 61 percent of traders remain short through time of writing.

We most often go against the crowd; if traders are short we prefer to be long. And indeed until we see a substantive shift towards USD/CAD-buying we will continue to call for near-term gains.

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Written by David Rodriguez, Quantitative Strategist for

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