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Spot Gold: Net-long positions continue to rise as market volatility increases

Spot Gold: Net-long positions continue to rise as market volatility increases

2019-08-23 16:14:00
Tammy Da Costa, Markets Writer
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Spot Gold: Retail Trader Data shows 66% of Traders are Net-Long

Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 66.1% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.95 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 5.0% higher than yesterday and 18.3% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 0.2% lower than yesterday and 2.2% lower from last week.

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Spot Gold: Sentiment suggests Gold prices may fall

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

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