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Symbol Present %L / %S % COI Sgnl
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EUR/USD: Weekly Long Positions Climb 10%


EUR/USD: Weekly Long Positions Climb 10%

Net-Short Positions Drop 10% Since Last Week

EURUSD: Retail trader data shows 56.3% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.29 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Oct 01 when EURUSD traded near 1.15754; price has moved 0.7% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 10.4% higher than yesterday and 0.5% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 6.8% lower than yesterday and 10.5% higher from last week.

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Mixed Bias Lurks Over EUR/USD

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

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--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



GBP/USD: Weekly Short Positions Increase 14% Sparking Bullish Bias


GBP/USD: Weekly Short Positions Increase 14% Sparking Bullish Bias

Weekly Net-Long Positions Increase 17%

GBPUSD: Retail trader data shows 57.7% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.37 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Sep 20 when GBPUSD traded near 1.31492; price has remained unchanged since then. The number of traders net-long is 0.7% lower than yesterday and 19.9% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 10.4% higher than yesterday and 14.9% higher from last week.

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GBPUSD Sentiment Suggest That Price Could Rise

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests GBPUSD 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 GBPUSD price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



USD/JPY: Weekly Long Positions Soar 59% Prompting a Bearish Bias


USD/JPY: Weekly Long Positions Soar 59% Prompting a Bearish Bias

Weekly Short Positions Drop 10%

USDJPY: Retail trader data shows 57.9% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.38 to 1. The percentage of traders net-long is now its highest since Aug 24 when USDJPY traded near 111.248. The number of traders net-long is 8.2% higher than yesterday and 59.8% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.7% lower than yesterday and 10.3% lower from last week.

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USD/JPY Trading Sentiment Suggests Further Downside

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

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



Gold: Sentiment Foreshadows A Reversal higher


Spot Gold Retail Trader Sentiment

Net-Short Exposure Expanded 57% Since Last Week

Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 81.2% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 4.31 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.6% lower than yesterday and 8.0% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.1% higher than yesterday and 57.5% higher from last week.

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Sentiment Suggests Gold Prices May Reverse

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Spot Gold 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 Spot Gold price trend may soon reverse higher despite the fact traders remain net-long.

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--- Written by Jack Schwarze, DailyFX Research



Bitcoin Traders Continue to Conflict With Each Other


Bitcoin Retail Trader Sentiment

Net-Short Bitcoin Traders Decrease by 32.6%

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 84.1% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 5.3 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.6% lower than yesterday and 6.8% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 0.5% lower than yesterday and 32.6% lower from last week.

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Bitcoin Displays No Clear Trading Signal

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

--- Written by Jack Schwarze, DailyFX Research



S&P 500: Retail Traders Increase Weekly Short Positions Over 20%


SP500 Retail Trader Sentiment

Number of Traders Net-Short Jumps 22.9%

US 500: Retail trader data shows 42.9% 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 3.7% higher than yesterday and 7.8% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.0% lower than yesterday and 22.9% higher from last week.

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Current Sentiments Conflict With Each Other

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests US 500 prices may continue to rise. Positioning is less net-short than yesterday but more net-short from last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed US 500 trading bias.

--- Written by Jack Schwarze, DailyFX Research



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