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COT Report: US Dollar, Gold, Silver, 10-Year bets drop. Crude Oil bets rebound

By CountingPips.com

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

– US Dollar speculator bets fell to an approximate neutral position of just $0.135 billion after dropping by $-7.685 billion in the last two weeks

– WTI Crude Oil Speculator bets rebounded after 3 down weeks

– 10-Year Note Speculators dropped bullish bets for 2nd week

– Gold bets fell sharply lower for 4th week, under +100,000 contracts 1st time since January

– S&P500 Speculators pushed their bullish net positions to 10-week high

– Silver bets dropped for 4th week and by just about -40,000 contracts in that time frame

– Copper bets rose for a second straight week and remain above the +10,000 level for 5th straight week

 


Forex Speculators cut US Dollar bullish positions to lowest level in 13 months

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $0.135 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 reduced their bullish bets for the US dollar last week for a second straight week and to the lowest level in over thirteen months. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculator positions rose for 1st time in four weeks

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 341,047 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a lift of 13,859 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators continued to sharply lower their bets for 4th week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 93,799 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -37,873 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators cut back on bullish net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 262,962 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -39,136 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators increased bullish net positions to 10-week high

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of 2,279 contracts. This was a rise of 466 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators continued to pare their bullish net positions for 4th week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 26,275 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a weekly fall of -9,257 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators raised bullish net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 16,345 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 2,657 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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