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Sentiment Suggests EURUSD May Reverse Downtrend


Sentiment Suggests EURUSD May Reverse Downtrend

EURUSD: Retail trader data shows 37.4% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.67 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Apr 06 when EURUSD traded near 1.22799; price has moved 0.5% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 9.2% lower than yesterday and 18.2% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.3% higher than yesterday and 7.5% higher from last week.

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

--- Written by Dylan Jusino, DailyFX Research



Cable Trades with Mixed Bias


Cable Trades with Mixed Bias

GBPUSD: Retail trader data shows 39.2% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.55 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Mar 21 when GBPUSD traded near 1.39422; price has moved 1.4% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 7.4% lower than yesterday and 13.0% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.4% higher than yesterday and 7.1% lower from last week.

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

--- Written by Dylan Jusino, DailyFX Research



USDJPY Continues to Trade With Mixed Bias


USDJPY Continues to Trade With Mixed Bias

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USDJPY: Retail trader data shows 65.7% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.91 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Dec 29 when USDJPY traded near 113.563; price has moved 5.8% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 7.1% higher than yesterday and 1.9% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 2.8% higher than yesterday and 2.8% higher from last week.

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 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 USDJPY trading bias.

--- Written by Dylan Jusino, DailyFX Research



Traders Bury Themselves in Gold Creating Bearish Opportunity


Traders Bury Themselves in Gold Creating Bearish Opportunity

Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 71.4% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.49 to 1. The percentage of traders net-long is now its highest since Apr 13 when it traded near 1344.85. The number of traders net-long is 8.4% higher than yesterday and 1.8% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 20.0% lower than yesterday and 3.6% lower from last week.

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 Dylan Jusino, DailyFX Research



Bitcoin Sentiment Doesn’t Give Clear Signal


Bitcoin Sentiment Doesn't Give Clear Signal

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Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 72.9% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.69 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 1.0% higher than yesterday and 3.3% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.2% lower than yesterday and 5.9% higher 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. 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 Bitcoin trading bias.

--- Written by Dylan Jusino, DailyFX Research



S&P 500 May Trade Higher on Sentiment


S&P 500 May Trade Higher on Sentiment

US 500: Retail trader data shows 40.5% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.47 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Apr 03 when US 500 traded near 2580.67; price has moved 5.1% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 2.0% lower than yesterday and 1.7% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 12.2% higher than yesterday and 31.0% higher from last week.

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 Dylan Jusino, DailyFX Research



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