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COT Report: US Dollar bets at 9-month low. Crude Oil, Gold, Silver bets pull back

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

– Speculators dropped US dollar bets for 4th out of last 5 weeks

WTI crude oil speculators sharply pared bullish bets after 4 weeks of gains

– The 10-year note speculators boosted bullish bets for 1st time in 3 weeks

Gold speculative bets pulled back after 3 weeks of strong gains

Silver bets fell but remain over the +60,000 contract level for a third week

Copper spec bets gained for a second week and for four out of the last five weeks

– Large S&P500 bearish bets fell for a 2nd week after reaching most bearish level since 2012 on May 30th


Forex Speculators dropped US Dollar bets to 9-month low

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $6.48 billion last week

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 their bullish bets for the US dollar last week to the lowest point in over nine months. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculator bullish bets fall for 1st time in 5 weeks

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 382,469 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a change of 8,714 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators pulled back on bullish net positions after 3 weeks of gains

The large speculator contracts of gold futures advanced to a total net position of 204,465 contracts. This was a weekly change of 37,375 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators boosted bullish net positions after 2 down weeks

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 212,066 contracts. This was a weekly change of -46,099 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators raised net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of -7,343 contracts. This was a change of 742 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators cut back on net bullish positions for 1st time in 4 weeks

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 65,941 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a weekly change of 4,527 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators lifted bullish net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 12,726 contracts. This was a weekly change of 3,082 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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