The FXCM Speculative Sentiment Index is an excellent tool to gauge trader positioning and sentiment in the forex market. Unlike major equities or futures markets, there is no single centralized exchange for forex trading. Such decentralized activity makes finding uniform volume or open interest data impossible. DailyFX fills the gap by offering access to FXCM’s proprietary volume and positioning information—giving an unparalleled view of forex market sentiment. David Rodriguez covers the gritty details of the SSI and how to work it into your trading strategies.