Use our Forex sentiment data for popular Forex markets and see when traders are going long or short. Go into an instrument to see an up to date chart comparing the market sentiment with the price.
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Forex sentiment analysis
What is the contrarian approach to Forex sentiment
The contrarian approach to Forex sentiment is when a trader would look to take a trade in the opposite direction of the majority traders in the market. Meaning, if the majority are selling an instrument, look for buy opportunities, and, similarly, if the majority are buying an instrument, look for sell opportunities.
The contrarian approach is the most used sentiment trading strategy.
We are always looking to take trades in the direction of the current trend, not trying to pick tops or bottoms. In other words, if the trend is bullish, and the sentiment is short, we're looking for buy opportunities; if the trend is bearish, and the sentiment is long, we're looking for sell opportunities.
Forex sentiment rules
- Entering a tradeForex sentiment should not be used alone, but in combination with your technical and fundamental analysis. It should be treated as a confirmation indicator along with all the other trading rules.
- Assets / InstrumentsForex sentiment bias is more accurate for assets or forex pairs with higher trading volume, like all USD majors (EUR/USD, USD/JPY, etc ...) or major indices. When showing the Forex sentiment, we put first the most traded instruments.
- TimeframesForex sentiment gives best results when trading higher timeframes, like hourly, 4 hourly or daily.
- SourcesGood decisions need to be based on reliable data. Our forex sentiment data is generally representative and not just taken from one (or some) brokers.
- Forex sentiment indicatorThere are different ways of using the Forex sentiment in trading, but the majority of traders are using it as a contrarian indicator.