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Gold: 76.8% of Traders Are Net-Long

Gold: 76.8% of Traders Are Net-Long

2019-05-17 19:40:00
Research, Research Team
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GOLD

NET-SHORT TRADERS DECREASED BY 21.3% FROM LAST WEEK

Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 76.8% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.32 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.2% lower than yesterday and 6.7% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 13.3% lower than yesterday and 21.3% lower from last week.

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GOLD SENTIMENT SUGGESTS A BEARISH TRADING BIAS

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

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