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COT Report: US bearish bets edge up. 10YR, Gold, Copper, Silver bets fall sharply

By CountingPips.com

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

Speculators added to their aggregate US Dollar bearish position for 3rd week

WTI Crude Oil Speculators slightly added bets to a new record high level

10-Year Note Speculative bullish positions see huge drop this week

Gold Speculators bullish net positions sharply fell this week

Silver Speculators sharply decreased bullish bets, down for 3rd week

Copper Spec positions also saw a big drop in bullish bets again this week

Large S&P500 Speculators pushed bullish higher this week


Speculators slightly raised their US Dollar bearish positions for 3rd week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-4.28 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 bets for the US dollar this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators slightly raised their bullish net positions higher

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 611,128 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a lift of 1,295 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators sharply lowered bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 173,329 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -51,088 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculative bullish positions see huge drop this week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 14,345 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -109,591 contracts from the previous week. See full article


Large S&P500 Speculators raised their net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of 1,025 contracts. This was a rise of 733 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators sharply cut back on net positions, down for 3rd week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 31,426 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly fall of -27,356 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators sharply dropped their bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 26,653 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -17,270 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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