Number of traders net-short has decreased by 19.91% from last week.
|SYMBOL||TRADING BIAS||NET-LONG%||NET-SHORT%||CHANGE IN LONGS||CHANGE IN SHORTS||CHANGE IN OI|
|Oil – US Crude||BEARISH||50.02%||49.98%||
of clients are net long.
of clients are net short.
Oil – US Crude: Retail trader data shows 50.02% of traders are net-long with the ratio of traders long to short at 1.00 to 1. In fact, traders have remained net-long since Jul 27 when Oil – US Crude traded near 79.61, price has moved 0.67% higher since then. The number of traders net-long is 11.91% higher than yesterday and 8.40% higher from last week, while the number of traders net-short is 11.99% lower than yesterday and 19.91% lower from last week.
We typically take a contrarian view to crowd sentiment, and the fact traders are net-long suggests Oil – US Crude prices may continue to fall.
Our data shows traders are now net-long Oil – US Crude for the first time since Jul 27, 2023 when Oil – US Crude traded near 79.61. Traders are further net-long than yesterday and last week, and the combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger Oil – US Crude-bearish contrarian trading bias.