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COT Report: US Dollar bets fall again. Metals cool off while Crude bets rise

By CountingPips.com

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

– US Dollar Speculators continued to raise USD bearish bets for 6th week

– WTI Crude Oil Speculator bets went higher for a 2nd week

– 10-Year Note Speculators pulled back on bullish bets after 2 higher weeks

– Gold bets fell sharply for 2nd week after 8 weeks of gains

– Large S&P500 Speculators pushed bullish bets slightly higher this week

 Silver Speculator bets fell for 2nd week following 8 weeks of gains

– Copper Speculators dropped bets for a 3rd straight week after a strong run


Currency Speculators raise bets against US Dollar for 6th week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-17.36 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 increase their bearish bets against the US dollar last week. See full article


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

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 454,108 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a lift of 36,034 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators sharply lowered their bullish net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 212,594 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -23,495 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators cut back on their net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 256,626 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -13,494 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators advanced their bullish net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of 1,082 contracts. This was a rise of 213 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators lowered their bullish net positions for 2nd week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 60,260 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a weekly fall of -7,543 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators cut back on their bullish net positions for 3rd week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 30,136 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -2,451 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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