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COT Report: US Dollar bets barely change. WTI bets fall, Gold rises to highest since Nov.

By CountingPips.com

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

Speculators just barely edged their bullish bets of the US dollar lower last week as the recent weekly changes remain subdued

WTI Crude speculators sharply dropped their bullish bets last week following three weeks of gains

The 10-year note speculators dramatically reversed their positions to a new net bullish position with a huge weekly jump in bullish bets (+255,942 gain in bets last week)

Gold speculators continued to boost their bullish bets higher for the 6th week and to highest level since November

Silver bets declined for a second straight week after reaching a record high bullish position on April 11th

Copper speculative bets continued to drop for the 11th out of the last 12 weeks

Large S&P500 speculative bets rebounded after three down weeks


Currency Speculators slightly reduced US Dollar bullish positions last week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $15.29 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 just barely reduced their bullish bets for the US dollar last week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators sharply cut back on bullish net positions last week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 411,822 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a drop of -32,061 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators continue to push net bullish positions higher for 6th week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures advanced to a total net position of 200,677 contracts. This was a weekly rise of 4,909 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10 Year Treasury Note Speculators sharply reversed bets and now long 10YR

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net bullish position of 214,642 contracts. This was a weekly turnaround of 255,942 contracts from the previous week. See full article


Large S&P500 Speculators added to their bullish net positions last week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of 4,238 contracts. This was a rise of 1,775 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators reduced their bullish net positions for 2nd week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 93,613 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a weekly decline of -10,274 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators decreased bullish net positions for 4th straight week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 12,458 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -3,585 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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