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SSI: The Speculative Sentiment Index

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The SSI is reported Every Thursday at DailyFX.com and twice every trading day inside DailyFX PLUS.


Crowd Flips in EUR/USD, Bottom May Be Forming

Crowd Flips in EUR/USD, Bottom May Be Forming

EURUSD - The ratio of long to short positions in the EURUSD stands at -1.07 as 48% of traders are long. We use our SSI as a contrarian indicator to price action, and the fact that the majority of traders are short gives signal that the EURUSD may continue higher. The trading crowd has grown less net-short from yesterday but unchanged since last week. The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives a further mixed trading bias.

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--- Written by Christopher Vecchio, Currency Strategist

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