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EUR/USD: Prices May Rise As Weekly Long Positions Fall 19%


EUR/USD: Prices May Rise As Weekly Long Positions Fall 19%

Net-Short Positions Decreased 15.5% This Week

EURUSD: Retail trader data shows 44.1% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.27 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Aug 21 when EURUSD traded near 1.14371; price has moved 1.3% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 4.0% lower than yesterday and 19.4% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.2% higher than yesterday and 15.5% lower from last week.

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EUR/USD Sentiment Sparks a Bullish Bias

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.

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--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



GBP/USD: Weekly Long Positions Decrease 20% Sparking Bullish Bias


GBP/USD: Weekly Long Positions Decrease 20% Sparking Bullish Bias

Net-Long Positions Fall to a 4-month Low

GBPUSD: Retail trader data shows 63.1% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.71 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Apr 20 when GBPUSD traded near 1.40768; price has moved 6.9% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 7.7% lower than yesterday and 20.6% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 15.7% higher than yesterday and 9.2% lower from last week.

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GBPUSD Sentiment Suggest That Price Could Climb Higher

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 Sentiment Suggests A Bullish Trading Bias


USD/JPY Retail Trader Sentiment

USD/JPY Net-Long Exposure Decrease At Faster Rate Than Net-Short

USDJPY: Retail trader data shows 48.4% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.06 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 12.4% lower than yesterday and 30.0% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 10.1% lower than yesterday and 18.3% lower from last week.

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USD/JPY Trading Sentiment Suggests Bullish Trading 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 Jack Schwarze, DailyFX Research



Gold: A 27% Fall in Weekly Short Positions Prompts a Bearish Bias


Gold: A 27% Fall in Weekly Short Positions Prompts a Bearish Bias

Over 80% of Retail Traders Remain Long

Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 84.2% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 5.32 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 3.3% lower than yesterday and 6.6% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 6.5% lower than yesterday and 27.6% lower from last week.

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The Change in Net-Short Positions Encourage a Bullish Outlook

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.

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--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



Bitcoin Likely to Remain Above 6200 Based on Sentiment


Bitcoin may trade higher based on sentiment

Majority of Bitcoin Traders Remain Net-Long

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 77.6% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 3.46 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.7% higher than yesterday and 9.1% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 0.9% higher than yesterday and 8.1% lower from last week.

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Sentiment Suggests Bitcoin May Reverse Higher

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 Abdullah AlAmoudi, DailyFX Research



S&P 500 Trader Sentiment Yields A Conflicting Bias


S&P 500 Retail Trader Sentiment

Net-Long and Net-Short Move Away From Extremes

US 500: Retail trader data shows 34.9% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.87 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since May 03 when US 500 traded near 2658.63; price has moved 9.3% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 4.9% lower than yesterday and 3.8% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 0.6% lower than yesterday and 8.0% lower from last week.

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Current Sentiment Gives A Mixed Trading 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. 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 US 500 trading bias.

--- Written by Jack Schwarze, DailyFX Research



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