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EUR/USD: Traders Hope for a Bounce Despite 2018 Lows


EUR/USD: Traders Hope for a Bounce Despite 2018 Lows

Long & Short Positions Decrease This Week

EURUSD: Retail trader data shows 60.3% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.52 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Aug 01 when EURUSD traded near 1.16629; price has moved 2.1% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 0.1% higher than yesterday and 9.8% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.8% higher than yesterday and 5.1% lower from last week.

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EUR/USD Sentiment Induces a Bullish Bias

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

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



GBP/USD: Weekly Long Positions Grow 13.8% Sparking a Bearish Bias


GBPUSD

Net-Long Positions Increase to 73% Despite Recent Declines

GBPUSD: Retail trader data shows 73.5% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.77 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Apr 20 when GBPUSD traded near 1.40634; price has moved 8.4% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 3.8% higher than yesterday and 13.8% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 7.0% lower than yesterday and 7.2% lower from last week.

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GBP/USD Sentiment Suggest Prices May Continue to Fall

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

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



USD/JPY: Prices May Fall as Resistance is Tested


USD/JPY

Short Positions Rise 5.2% Overnight

USDJPY: Retail trader data shows 57.4% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.35 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Jul 23 when USDJPY traded near 111.439; price has moved 0.5% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 0.1% higher than yesterday and 11.1% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.2% higher than yesterday and 11.7% lower from last week.

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USD/JPY Sentiment Suggest Prices May Continue to Fall

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

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



Gold: Long Positions Rise as Price Continues to Weaken


Gold: Long Positions Rise as Price Continues to Weaken

Net-Long Positions Climb to 87%

Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 87.0% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 6.71 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 3.5% higher than yesterday and 1.1% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 3.6% lower than yesterday and 9.2% higher from last week.

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Gold Sentiment Signals a Bearish 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. Positioning is more net-long than yesterday and last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a bearish Spot Gold trading bias.

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



Bitcoin Net-Longs Slide Into 1-Month Lows


Bitcoin Client Positioning

Bitcoin Net-Shorts 5.2% Higher Since Last Week

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 76.8% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.3 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.1% lower than yesterday and 8.0% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 0.5% lower than yesterday and 5.2% higher from last week.

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Bitcoin Net-Long Dip Indicate Bullish Bias

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.

--- Written by Yayati Tanwar, DailyFX Research



S&P 500: Long Positions Climb 14% This Week as Price Retreats


S&P 500

Net-Long Positions Reach Highest Level Since August 2nd

US 500: Retail trader data shows 34.3% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.92 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since May 03 when US 500 traded near 2710.55; price has moved 3.7% higher since then. The percentage of traders net-long is now its highest since Aug 02 when US 500 traded near 2829.24. The number of traders net-long is 6.5% higher than yesterday and 14.0% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.6% lower than yesterday and 13.3% lower from last week.

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S&P 500 Sentiment Prompts Bearish Bias

We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-short suggests US 500 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 US 500 price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



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