Spot Gold: Retail Trader Data shows 70.8% of Traders are Net-Long
Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 70.8% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.43 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 2.7% lower than yesterday and 7.5% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 13.5% lower than yesterday and 7.1% lower from last week.
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Spot Gold: Sentiment Suggests Stronger 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.
-Written by Tammy Da Costa, DailyFX Research