Normalized longs and shorts with %B or RSI of some crypto trading pairs listed below (longs and shorts data from Bitfinex). If you're not familiar with %B just use default setting and it will plot a RSI of the longs and shorts (screenshot is from %B). Obviously this should not be used as a single reason to take a trade but part of your analysis.
This script allows you
1. to plot the outstanding BTC long (green) and/or short (red) positions
2. to plot an area (blue) corresponding to the ratio between the outstanding long and short positions, shifted and rescaled, such that the zero-line corresponds to the mid-point between the long and short positions: ratio => ratio * mid + mid
Shows BTCUSDLONGS vs BTCUSDSHORTS along with their rate of change on a scale that's friendly for a combined indicator. ROC is increased proportionally so you can see it in relationship to Open Shorts and Open Longs on the same graph without zooming. I had been using an offset as well, but using an offset to adjust position causes the highs to look lower and it...
It shows amount of longs vs shorts for Bitfinex.
It can be applied to any currency that has a long/short option on Bitfinex.
It works with any other exchange but it pulls short long data from Bitfinex.
Useful for "reading" the market sentiment.
Use it well. Be blessed.
Bitfinex BTC -0.82% longs versus shorts margin trading positions
Displays total longs, total shorts, and net
Option to normalize data between to -100% and 100%
Option to adjust smoothing factor
Option to adjust upper and lower threshold when normalized