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EUR/USD: 63% of Retail Traders are Long, Despite YTD lows


EUR/USD: 63% of Retail Traders are Long, Despite YTD lows

The Net-Long ratio maintains stability around 1.7

EURUSD: Retail trader data shows 63.0% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.7 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Oct 01 when EURUSD traded near 1.17485; price has moved 4.1% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 2.9% lower than yesterday and 1.6% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.1% higher than yesterday and 1.2% lower from last week.

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EUR/USD Sentiment Suggest that Prices May Rise

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.

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--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



GBP/USD Sentiment is Unable to Provide a Clear direction


GBP/USD Sentiment is Unable to Provide a Clear direction

66% Of Retail Traders are Net-Long

GBPUSD: Retail trader data shows 66.8% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.01 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Sep 20 when GBPUSD traded near 1.30463; price has moved 0.8% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 1.0% higher than yesterday and 1.0% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.6% higher than yesterday and 8.3% lower from last week.

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GBPUSD Sentiment Prompts a Mixed Bias

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

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



USD/JPY: Weekly Short Positions Increase 23% Leading to a Bullish Bias


USD/JPY: Weekly Short Positions Increase 23% Leading to a Bullish Bias

66% of Retail Traders are Net-Short

USDJPY: Retail trader data shows 34.4% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.9 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Nov 02 when USDJPY traded near 113.183; price has moved 0.6% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 8.2% lower than yesterday and 25.2% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 10.6% higher than yesterday and 23.4% higher from last week.

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Further Net-Short Positions Suggest a Bullish Bias

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

--- Written by Fan Xu, DailyFX Research



Gold: 83.5% of Retail Traders are Net-Long Despite Recent Consolidation


Gold: 83.5% of Retail Traders are Net-Long Despite Recent Consolidation

Net-Shorts Increase Over Past Week

Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 83.5% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 5.06 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 6.1% higher than yesterday and 1.3% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.2% lower than yesterday and 7.3% higher from last week.

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Sentiment is Unable to Provide a Clear Direction

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 but less net-long from last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a further mixed Spot Gold trading bias.

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--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



Bitcoin: Weekly Short Positions Shrink 13% Prompting Bearish Bias


Bitcoin: Weekly Short Positions Shrink 13% Prompting Bearish Bias

85% of Retail Traders are Net-Long

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 85.2% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 5.74 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.2% lower than yesterday and 4.9% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.1% lower than yesterday and 13.1% lower from last week.

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Bitcoin Sentiment Sparks a Bearish Bias

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

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



S&P 500: Weekly Short Positions Soar 46% to Multi-Month High


S&P 500: Weekly Short Positions Soar 46% to Multi-Month High

32% of Retail Traders are Net-Long

US 500: Retail trader data shows 32.6% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 2.06 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Nov 01 when US 500 traded near 2732.93; price has moved 2.5% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 12.9% lower than yesterday and 22.2% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 29.4% higher than yesterday and 46.2% higher from last week.

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S&P 500 Sentiment suggest prices may rise

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

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



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