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SYMBOL

TRADING BIAS

NET-LONG%

NET-SHORT%

CHANGE IN LONGS

CHANGE IN SHORTS

CHANGE IN OI

AUD/JPY

BEARISH

43.79%

56.21%

41.67% Daily

2.75% Weekly

12.15% Daily

-23.32% Weekly

23.41% Daily

-13.74% Weekly

AUD/USD

BEARISH

58.95%

41.05%

31.00% Daily

49.38% Weekly

14.44% Daily

-42.81% Weekly

23.66% Daily

-10.11% Weekly

Bitcoin

BULLISH

67.83%

32.17%

-1.99% Daily

-41.93% Weekly

-1.53% Daily

-41.61% Weekly

-1.84% Daily

-41.82% Weekly

Oil - US Crude

BULLISH

45.84%

54.16%

7.45% Daily

-15.23% Weekly

7.55% Daily

7.35% Weekly

7.51% Daily

-4.33% Weekly

Germany 30

MIXED

46.94%

53.06%

3.96% Daily

8.86% Weekly

8.62% Daily

-22.72% Weekly

6.38% Daily

-10.54% Weekly

Ethereum

BULLISH

85.95%

14.05%

-1.25% Daily

-39.21% Weekly

5.00% Daily

-25.00% Weekly

-0.42% Daily

-37.55% Weekly

EUR/CHF

BEARISH

48.81%

51.19%

1.65% Daily

0.00% Weekly

-3.73% Daily

-7.19% Weekly

-1.18% Daily

-3.82% Weekly

EUR/GBP

BULLISH

55.62%

44.38%

5.90% Daily

-24.57% Weekly

17.44% Daily

7.51% Weekly

10.73% Daily

-13.06% Weekly

EUR/JPY

BEARISH

42.83%

57.17%

33.53% Daily

-20.91% Weekly

12.22% Daily

-22.90% Weekly

20.45% Daily

-22.06% Weekly

EUR/USD

BEARISH

49.78%

50.22%

21.81% Daily

2.35% Weekly

10.58% Daily

-22.99% Weekly

15.90% Daily

-12.16% Weekly

France 40

MIXED

38.70%

61.30%

-6.63% Daily

22.58% Weekly

5.80% Daily

-18.98% Weekly

0.61% Daily

-6.74% Weekly

FTSE 100

MIXED

85.83%

14.17%

2.37% Daily

8.24% Weekly

7.89% Daily

-27.17% Weekly

3.12% Daily

1.26% Weekly

GBP/JPY

BEARISH

39.36%

60.64%

58.71% Daily

10.81% Weekly

2.71% Daily

-27.26% Weekly

19.27% Daily

-15.88% Weekly

GBP/USD

BEARISH

49.35%

50.65%

11.85% Daily

30.69% Weekly

9.03% Daily

-38.92% Weekly

10.40% Daily

-17.14% Weekly

Gold

MIXED

88.40%

11.60%

2.16% Daily

-8.29% Weekly

15.96% Daily

-11.09% Weekly

3.59% Daily

-8.62% Weekly

Litecoin

MIXED

84.84%

15.16%

-1.32% Daily

-41.22% Weekly

-8.22% Daily

-11.84% Weekly

-2.43% Daily

-38.10% Weekly

NZD/USD

BEARISH

42.26%

57.74%

38.67% Daily

21.84% Weekly

5.86% Daily

-26.39% Weekly

17.62% Daily

-11.61% Weekly

Silver

MIXED

93.66%

6.34%

3.12% Daily

-1.56% Weekly

3.87% Daily

-38.36% Weekly

3.17% Daily

-5.15% Weekly

US 500

MIXED

51.79%

48.21%

5.07% Daily

27.54% Weekly

5.28% Daily

-24.97% Weekly

5.17% Daily

-4.64% Weekly

USD/CAD

BULLISH

60.44%

39.56%

9.06% Daily

-34.21% Weekly

37.76% Daily

40.71% Weekly

18.85% Daily

-16.65% Weekly

USD/CHF

BULLISH

69.41%

30.59%

4.04% Daily

-25.15% Weekly

7.58% Daily

0.00% Weekly

5.10% Daily

-18.91% Weekly

USD/JPY

BULLISH

51.29%

48.71%

8.84% Daily

-24.20% Weekly

17.10% Daily

16.10% Weekly

12.71% Daily

-8.78% Weekly

Wall Street

BEARISH

50.23%

49.77%

10.52% Daily

60.38% Weekly

7.52% Daily

-33.73% Weekly

9.01% Daily

-6.04% Weekly

AUD/JPY

AUD/JPY Client Positioning

AUD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 43.79% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.28 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 41.67% higher than yesterday and 2.75% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 12.15% higher than yesterday and 23.32% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests AUD/JPY prices may continue to rise.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current AUD/JPY price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

AUD/USD

AUD/USD Client Positioning

AUD/USD: Retail trader data shows 58.95% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.44 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 31.00% higher than yesterday and 49.38% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 14.44% higher than yesterday and 42.81% lower from last week.

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

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Client Positioning

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 67.83% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.11 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.99% lower than yesterday and 41.93% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.53% lower than yesterday and 41.61% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Bitcoin prices may continue to fall.

Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current Bitcoin price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

Oil - US Crude

Oil - US Crude Client Positioning

Oil - US Crude: Retail trader data shows 45.84% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.18 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 7.45% higher than yesterday and 15.23% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.55% higher than yesterday and 7.35% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests Oil - US Crude prices may continue to rise.

Traders are further net-short than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger Oil - US Crude-bullish contrarian trading bias.

Germany 30

Germany 30 Client Positioning

Germany 30: Retail trader data shows 46.94% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.13 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 3.96% higher than yesterday and 8.86% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.62% higher than yesterday and 22.72% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests Germany 30 prices may continue to rise.

Positioning is more net-short than yesterday but less net-short from last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed Germany 30 trading bias.

Ethereum

Ethereum Client Positioning

Ethereum: Retail trader data shows 85.95% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 6.12 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.25% lower than yesterday and 39.21% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.00% higher than yesterday and 25.00% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Ethereum prices may continue to fall.

Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current Ethereum price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

EUR/CHF

EUR/CHF Client Positioning

EUR/CHF: Retail trader data shows 48.81% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.05 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.65% higher than yesterday and unchanged from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.73% lower than yesterday and 7.19% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests EUR/CHF prices may continue to rise.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current EUR/CHF price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

EUR/GBP

EUR/GBP Client Positioning

EUR/GBP: Retail trader data shows 55.62% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.25 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 5.90% higher than yesterday and 24.57% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 17.44% higher than yesterday and 7.51% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests EUR/GBP prices may continue to fall.

Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current EUR/GBP price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

EUR/JPY

EUR/JPY Client Positioning

EUR/JPY: Retail trader data shows 42.83% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.33 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 33.53% higher than yesterday and 20.91% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 12.22% higher than yesterday and 22.90% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests EUR/JPY prices may continue to rise.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current EUR/JPY price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

EUR/USD

EUR/USD Client Positioning

EUR/USD: Retail trader data shows 49.78% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.01 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 21.81% higher than yesterday and 2.35% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 10.58% higher than yesterday and 22.99% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests EUR/USD prices may continue to rise.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current EUR/USD price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

France 40

France 40 Client Positioning

France 40: Retail trader data shows 38.70% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.58 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.63% lower than yesterday and 22.58% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.80% higher than yesterday and 18.98% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests France 40 prices may continue to rise.

Positioning is more net-short than yesterday but less net-short from last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed France 40 trading bias.

FTSE 100

FTSE 100 Client Positioning

FTSE 100: Retail trader data shows 85.83% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 6.06 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 2.37% higher than yesterday and 8.24% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.89% higher than yesterday and 27.17% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests FTSE 100 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 FTSE 100 trading bias.

GBP/JPY

GBP/JPY Client Positioning

GBP/JPY: Retail trader data shows 39.36% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.54 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 58.71% higher than yesterday and 10.81% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.71% higher than yesterday and 27.26% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests GBP/JPY prices may continue to rise.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current GBP/JPY price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

GBP/USD

GBP/USD Client Positioning

GBP/USD: Retail trader data shows 49.35% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.03 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 11.85% higher than yesterday and 30.69% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 9.03% higher than yesterday and 38.92% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests GBP/USD prices may continue to rise.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current GBP/USD price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

Gold

Gold Client Positioning

Gold: Retail trader data shows 88.40% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 7.62 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 2.16% higher than yesterday and 8.29% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 15.96% higher than yesterday and 11.09% lower from last week.

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

Litecoin

Litecoin Client Positioning

Litecoin: Retail trader data shows 84.84% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 5.60 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.32% lower than yesterday and 41.22% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.22% lower than yesterday and 11.84% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Litecoin prices may continue to fall.

Positioning is more net-long than yesterday but less net-long from last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed Litecoin trading bias.

NZD/USD

NZD/USD Client Positioning

NZD/USD: Retail trader data shows 42.26% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.37 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 38.67% higher than yesterday and 21.84% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.86% higher than yesterday and 26.39% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests NZD/USD prices may continue to rise.

Yet traders are less net-short than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current NZD/USD price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

Silver

Silver Client Positioning

Silver: Retail trader data shows 93.66% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 14.77 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 3.12% higher than yesterday and 1.56% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.87% higher than yesterday and 38.36% lower from last week.

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

US 500

US 500 Client Positioning

US 500: Retail trader data shows 51.79% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.07 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 5.07% higher than yesterday and 27.54% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.28% higher than yesterday and 24.97% lower from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests US 500 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 US 500 trading bias.

USD/CAD

USD/CAD Client Positioning

USD/CAD: Retail trader data shows 60.44% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.53 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 9.06% higher than yesterday and 34.21% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 37.76% higher than yesterday and 40.71% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests USD/CAD prices may continue to fall.

Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current USD/CAD price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

USD/CHF

USD/CHF Client Positioning

USD/CHF: Retail trader data shows 69.41% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.27 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 4.04% higher than yesterday and 25.15% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.58% higher than yesterday and unchanged from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests USD/CHF prices may continue to fall.

Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current USD/CHF price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

USD/JPY

USD/JPY Client Positioning

USD/JPY: Retail trader data shows 51.29% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.05 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 8.84% higher than yesterday and 24.20% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 17.10% higher than yesterday and 16.10% higher from last week.

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests USD/JPY prices may continue to fall.

Yet traders are less net-long than yesterday and compared with last week. Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current USD/JPY price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

Wall Street

Wall Street Client Positioning

Wall Street: Retail trader data shows 50.23% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.01 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 10.52% higher than yesterday and 60.38% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.52% higher than yesterday and 33.73% lower from last week.

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

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