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Gold Price Bearish with More Long Traders

Gold Price Bearish with More Long Traders

2017-05-01 18:00:00
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Gold Price Bearish with More Long Traders

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Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 71.9% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.56 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 2.9% lower than yesterday and 27.0% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.1% lower than yesterday and 6.7% lower from last week.

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

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