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COT Report: US Dollar bets more bearish. Gold, Copper, Silver bets higher again

By CountingPips.com

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

– US Dollar Speculators added to their USD bearish bets, USD short for 6 straight weeks

– WTI Crude Oil Speculator bets decline for 3rd week but remains over+400,000 net position

– 10-Year Note Speculators bullish bets rose to back over +250,000 spec position

– Gold spec bets continue to be upbeat and rise higher for 5th straight week

– Large S&P500 Speculators raised their bearish bets for 2nd week

– Silver Speculator bets rose for 5th consecutive week, highest since June 20th

– Copper bets continue higher, up now for 6th week in a row


Currency Speculators increased US Dollar bearish bets last week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-9.4 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 added to their bearish bets for the US dollar this week after reducing their bearishness the week before. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators lowered bullish net positions for a 3rd week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 445,448 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a slide of -18,025 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators added to their bullish net positions for 5th week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 208,438 contracts. This was a weekly advance of 20,704 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators raised their bullish net positions last week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 261,245 contracts. This was a weekly increase of 60,653 contracts from the previous week. See full article


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

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of -3,469 contracts. This was a decrease of -1,557 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators boosted their bullish net positions for 5th week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 44,546 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a weekly gain of 5,695 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators continue to advance bullish net positions higher

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 40,846 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 4,017 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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