Why would Oanda increase the spread toward the end of the week's trading session? I didn't notice any important news items being reported around that time.Thank you!
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DislikedWhy would Oanda increase the spread toward the end of the week's trading session? I didn't notice any important news items being reported around that time.Thank you!Ignored
DislikedI'm amazed at the number of people short the EURUSD on that graphic. That goes a long way in explaining why so many people blow their accounts.Ignored
DislikedWhen a broker increases the spread it means that they don't want to trade with you. Hopefully, you took the hint.
I'm amazed at the number of people short the EURUSD on that graphic. That goes a long way in explaining why so many people blow their accounts.Ignored
DislikedMoForce, my old eyes are not so good anymore and I'm having a little difficulty discerning one of the positions on your chart.
It's near the 75% mark on the vertical chart and it looks to me like you have 3 colors combined there. Is it my eyes or my monitor? Do you have the US/JPY, GB/US, AND EU/JPY combined there or is it just one color there?
Thanks for posting the chart. It's informative for me.Ignored
DislikedYou can find it here (http://fxtrade.oanda.com/resources/trastats/ratio_positions.shtml).Ignored
Dislikedlow liquidity = high spreads
Same thing that happens before any major news release all major banks/trader puller order therefor the spreads increase.Ignored
DislikedThe left graph depicts the ratio of long positions to short positions, identifying whether customers are more long or more short, and by how much. The right graph depicts the ratio of positions for each currency pair (both long and short) relative to the number of all positions for currency pairs represented in the graph.Ignored
DislikedACK, wait. Do you guys see the date in the upper right corner of the graph image? Does it say 3/11/2007?
If you do (and I'm not the only one seeing this date, lol), then that would make a little more sense then about USD/CHF not being majority short.
Hmmmm, it says sampled Nov. 3 though, so who knows what that graph is depicting at this point, lol.Ignored