Number of traders net-short has decreased by 26.81% from last week.
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Wall Street: Retail trader data shows 50.69% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.03 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Jul 10 when Wall Street traded near 26,094.90, price has moved 6.51% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 44.52% higher than yesterday and 48.70% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 14.42% lower than yesterday and 26.81% lower from last week.
We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Wall Street prices may continue to fall.
Our data shows traders are now net-long Wall Street for the first time since Jul 10, 2020 when Wall Street traded near 26,094.90. Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger Wall Street-bearish contrarian trading bias.