Shows the long / short ratio of trader's positioning in bitfinex exchange.
The higher the ratio, it means there are more longs. The lower the ratio, the more shorts are currently being opened,.
BSI provides two attractive graphs that breakdown the long (green area) and short (red area) positions ratio for the all Bitfinex margin cryptocurrency pairs only .
It is a quantitative measure of the bullishness or bearishness that can be used as a trading rule or in a trading system entries or exits. Included slow stochastic oscillator.
This indicator is used to divide two assets between them. Why you would ask ?
For instance, in crypto trading, traders often look at the ratio Longs/Shorts or Shorts/Longs to figure out which side is leading the market and use this information as a powerful hedge for their next trade
Since the drop in March of 2020, the U.S. ETF , SPY, has been correlated with bitcoin's moves, especially during the NY session.
This tool is meant to help traders who want to take advantage of that without having to switch the secondary series between BTCUSD and (generally) SPY when changing the ticker they are viewing.
How this works:
The indicator will...
A script indicating BFX sentiment through the current long and short positions.
-The histogram shows the dominant position.
-The line on the bottom shows the expected market direction from a contrarian standpoint.
PS. cudo's to @alexgrover for the quad-reg function!!
Volume substitute for those who prefer to use the XBT ticker. Renko on a small time scale is a good option, but lacks wicks.
Can be used as a non-overlay indicator by detaching. Differences are more visible on large time scales, or on Renko.
Possible future changes:
Make the columns more volatile
Change column color based on previous column's value
This strat applies the data from BITFINEX:USDSHORTS to the RSI indicator in order to provide SHORT/LONG entries as the number of contracts goes up and down. Although Bitfinex has lost relevance over the years its generally considered an exchange dominated by smart money rather than retail. I'd like to see if any insights can be gained by following...
I made a StochasticOscillator with BITFINEX:BTCUSDLONG & BITFINEX:BTCUSDSHOTS
Hope you enjoy it, and remember it's not about the asset's price, but about the asset's interest with these finantial tools.