Number of traders net-short has decreased by 31.88% from last week.
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Wall Street: Retail trader data shows 56.62% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.31 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Sep 25 when Wall Street traded near 27,144.50, price has moved 1.70% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 64.16% higher than yesterday and 67.35% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 11.36% lower than yesterday and 31.88% 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 Sep 25, 2020 when Wall Street traded near 27,144.50. 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.