1 pointNo problem @Nelsy-Boy, trends should always exhibit a zig-zag succession of higher highs and higher lows (bull), if that pattern is broken the trend has at least stalled or may have collapsed all together. The pullbacks are caused by profit taking, the continuations are caused by re-entries, there has been no real bear participation up til now because the bears have all been sat here waiting for price at 3340, after all, why sell at a lower price when price is rising. This is why support and resistance is the king of indicators, they are obvious levels on a chart for like minded types to hang out and wait for price to come to them.
1 pointI've built an Excel Add-in and have added some client sentiment formulas. What I find interesting is the much higher proportion of long positions across all asset classes. Surprisingly the FTSE100 is the least shorted of all the major stock indices. In the FX world, IG clients are long on all major pairs, regardless of whether they are effectively long or short the USD. I will post this again with updated data, will be interesting to see how it changes over time (I suspect it won't actually change that much!).
1 pointHi Andy, I can confirm the the API works with IG Switzerland. Some responses come in german. This is the only difference I noticed so far.