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COT Report: Euro, WTI Crude bets at record highs. USD, 10YR bets more bearish

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Here is a short summary and this week’s links (below) to the latest Commitment of Traders changes that was released on Friday.

Speculators increased US Dollar bearish positions for 2nd week

Euro speculative bullish bets jumped to the highest level on record

WTI Crude Oil Speculators raced to another record high bullish position this week

Gold Speculators sharply raised their bullish net positions, up for 4th week

10-Year Note Speculators loaded up on bearish net positions

Silver Speculator bullish net positions got another boost this week

Copper Speculators slightly pull back on their bullish bets

 


Forex Speculators push US Dollar bets lower, Euro bets jump to record high

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-8.85 billion as of Tuesday

The latest data for the weekly Commitment of Traders (COT) report, released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday, showed that large traders and currency speculators raised their bearish bets for the US dollar this week. Meanwhile, in the individual currency contract levels, speculators pushed euro bets to an all-time record high level. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators raised bullish net positions to new record high

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 657,590 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a lift of 33,377 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators sharply added to their bullish net positions for 4th week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 203,288 contracts. This was a weekly advance of 40,020 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators sharply added to their net bearish positions this week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of -196,853 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -121,013 contracts from the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators strongly boosted their bullish net positions this week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 38,035 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly gain of 15,285 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators slightly pull back on their bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 62,284 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -1,628 contracts from the data of the previous week. See full article


Article by CountingPips.com

The Commitment of Traders report data is published in raw form every Friday by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and shows the futures positions of market participants as of the previous Tuesday (data is reported 3 days behind).

To learn more about this data please visit the CFTC website at http://www.cftc.gov/MarketReports/CommitmentsofTraders/index.htm

 

 

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