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EUR/USD: Prices May Fall As Net-Short Positions Jump 8.4% Overnight


EURUSD

Retail Traders Are Moderately Long As Consolidation Extends

EURUSD: Retail trader data shows 51.7% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.07 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 5.9% higher than yesterday and 1.0% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.4% higher than yesterday and 6.3% lower from last week.

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EUR/USD Sentiment Unable to Provide Clear Direction

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 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 EURUSD trading bias.

--- Written by Jake Schoenleb, DailyFX Research



GBP/USD: Net-Long Positions Continue Near Highest Yearly Levels


GBPUSD

Net-Short Positions Decrease 25.3% This Week

GBPUSD: Retail trader data shows 74.4% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 2.91 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Apr 20 when GBPUSD traded near 1.40861; price has moved 7.3% lower since then. The number of traders net-long is 10.1% higher than yesterday and 16.3% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 8.5% lower than yesterday and 25.3% lower from last week.

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GBP/USD Sentiment Shift Indicates Bearish Bias

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 Yayati Tanwar, DailyFX Research



USD/JPY: Trader Sentiment Remains Bearish As Price Approaches Yearly Highs


USDJPY

Retail Traders Increase Net-Shorts 10.1%

USDJPY: Retail trader data shows 41.6% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.4 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since Jun 28 when USDJPY traded near 110.058; price has moved 2.6% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 5.3% higher than yesterday and 1.0% lower from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 1.4% higher than yesterday and 10.1% higher from last week.

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USD/JPY Sentiment Provides A Mixed Bias

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

--- Written by Yayati Tanwar, DailyFX Research



Gold Net-Longs Continue Near Yearly Highs


Spot Gold

Net-Short Positions Take Hike Since Yesterday

Spot Gold: Retail trader data shows 87.6% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 7.06 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.7% lower than yesterday and 4.2% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 12.7% higher than yesterday and 5.5% higher from last week.

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Gold Sentiment Shifts Gives Bullish 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. 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.

--- Written by Yayati Tanwar, DailyFX Research



Bitcoin: Traders Push Bullish Exposure As Prices Rise


Bitcoin

Traders Increase Net-Long Exposure This Week in Bitcoin

Bitcoin: Retail trader data shows 80.4% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 4.11 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 0.5% lower than yesterday and 3.1% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 5.0% higher than yesterday and 20.4% lower from last week.

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Bitcoin Sentiment Provides Mixed Bias

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: Price May Fall As Resistance Is Tested


S&P500

Retail Traders Stay Net-Short Despite Recent Gains

US 500: Retail trader data shows 33.5% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders short to long at 1.98 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-short since May 03 when US 500 traded near 2672.87; price has moved 5.0% higher since then. The percentage of traders net-long is now its highest since Jul 10 when US 500 traded near 2770.75. The number of traders net-long is 5.9% higher than yesterday and 7.8% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.8% lower than yesterday and 3.0% higher from last week.

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S&P 500 Sentiment Signals a Short Term 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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