S&P 500 Traders Are Evenly Positioned According to Client Sentiment

S&P 500 Traders Are Evenly Positioned According to Client Sentiment

S&P 500 Traders Are Evenly Positioned According to Client Sentiment

US 500: Retail trader data shows 50.3% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.01 to 1. The number of traders net-long is 12.1% higher than yesterday and 18.4% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 4.2% lower than yesterday and 15.8% lower from last week.

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



— Written by Dylan Jusino, DailyFX Research

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