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COT Report: USD bets continue improvement. Crude bets jump to record high

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Here is a short summary and this week’s links (below) to the latest Commitment of Traders changes that was released on Monday due to the Veteran’s Day holiday.

Speculators continued to raise US Dollar bets for 7th week

WTI Crude Oil Speculators boosted bullish net positions to new record high

10-Year Note Speculators bullish bets rebounded for 2nd week

Gold Speculators slightly lowered bullish bets

S&P500 Speculators trimmed their bearish net positions

Silver Speculators slightly raised their bets, up for 2nd week

Copper Speculators lowered their bullish net positions for a 3rd week


Forex Speculators raised their US Dollar bets for 7th week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-0.643 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 further raised their bets for the US dollar this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators pushed bullish net positions to new record high

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 596,466 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a lift of 51,260 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators slightly lowered their bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 195,084 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -706 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators boosted their bullish net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 74,836 contracts. This was a weekly increase of 24,773 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators reduced their bearish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of -158 contracts. This was a rise of 1,567 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators slightly raised their net positions, up for 2nd week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 69,173 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly gain of 271 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators lowered bullish net positions for 3rd week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 39,714 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -2,861 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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