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COT Report: US Dollar bets up for 3rd week. Crude, Metals bet go higher

By CountingPips.com

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

– US Dollar Speculators reduced USD bearish positions for 3rd week

– WTI Crude Oil Speculator bets rebounded after 2 down weeks, still above +400,000 contracts

– 10-Year Note Speculators pared bullish bets for 4th week to lowest level since April 18th

– Gold speculators slightly boosted bullish bets after 4 down weeks

– Large S&P500 Speculator bets turned into a very small bullish position

 Silver Speculator bets rose after 4 down weeks

– Copper Speculators boosted bullish bets higher for 3rd week to above the +50,000 level


Forex Speculators reduced US Dollar bearish positions for 3rd week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-12.65 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 cut back on bearish bets of the US dollar again last week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators advanced bullish net positions after 2 down weeks

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 429,525 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a lift of 12,464 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators edged bullish net positions higher, 1st rise in 5 weeks

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 200,724 contracts. This was a weekly advance of 612 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators sharply cut bullish net positions for 4th week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 106,291 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -86,315 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators edged their net positions slightly higher this week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of 336 contracts. This was a rise of 457 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators added to bullish net positions for 1st time in 5 weeks

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 63,915 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a weekly gain of 4,807 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators sharply boosted bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 51,487 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 10,749 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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