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COT Report: Specs drop USD bearish bets. Crude, 10YR, SP500, Silver, Copper bets up

By CountingPips.com

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

Currency Speculators cut US Dollar bearish positions for 4th week

WTI Crude Oil Speculators raised their bullish net positions for 2nd week

Gold Speculators cut back on their bullish net positions this week

10-Year Note Speculators lifted their bullish net positions for 1st time in 5 weeks

S&P500 Speculators advanced their net positions for 3rd week

Silver Speculators raised their bullish net positions for 2nd week

Copper Speculators lifted their bullish net positions for 4th week


Currency Speculators cut US Dollar bearish positions for 4th week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-8.02 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 continued to reduce their bearish bets for the US dollar this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators raised their bullish net positions for 2nd week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 446,827 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a lift of 17,302 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators cut back on their bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 191,385 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -9,339 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators lifted their bullish net positions for 1st time in 5 weeks

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 153,597 contracts. This was a weekly increase of 47,306 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators advanced their net positions for 3rd week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of 1,008 contracts. This was a rise of 672 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators raised their bullish net positions for 2nd week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 65,120 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly gain of 1,205 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators lifted their bullish net positions for 4th week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 53,252 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 1,765 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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