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COT Report: Specs trim USD bearish bets. Crude bets jump while 10YR bets drop

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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 5th straight week

WTI Crude Oil Speculators sharply lifted bullish bets to highest since February

10-Year Note Speculators sharply pulled back on their bullish bets

Gold Speculators added to bullish net positions this week

S&P500 Speculators lowered their net positions into a small bearish level

Silver Speculators reduced their bullish bets, but still in strong bullish level

Copper Speculators reduced bullish bets for 1st time in 5 weeks


COT: Currency Specs trim US Dollar bearish positions again this week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-3.37 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 reduced bearish bets for the US dollar this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators sharply lifted bullish bets to highest since February

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 502,949 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a lift of 56,122 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators added to bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 193,095 contracts. This was a weekly advance of 1,710 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators sharply dropped their bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 2,724 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -150,873 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators lowered their net positions to a small bearish level

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of -248 contracts. This was a decrease of -1,256 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators cut back on bullish net positions

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 60,152 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly fall of -4,968 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators reduced bullish net positions for 1st time in 5 weeks

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 47,593 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -5,659 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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