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COT Report: USD bets fall, Crude record goes higher. Euro bets highest since 2007

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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 Friday.

Speculators push US Dollar to most bearish position since late October

WTI Crude Oil Speculators continued to push record bullish level higher

10-Year Note Speculative bullish positions rebounded after huge drop last week

Gold Speculators bullish net positions dropped sharply fell for 2nd week

Silver Speculators dropped bets sharply again this week, down for 4th week

Copper Speculators slightly added to bullish net positions this week

Large S&P500 Speculators boosted bullish bets to highest level since April 4th


Currency Speculators: US Dollar bearish bets rise. Euro surge to best since 2007

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-7.81 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 forex traders and currency speculators increased their bearishness in the US dollar for a fourth straight week while betting strongly for the euro. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators continued to edge record bullish position higher

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 614,497 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a lift of 3,369 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators drop their bullish bets to lowest in about 5 months

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 107,068 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -66,261 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators bullish net positions rebounded this week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 44,741 contracts. This was a weekly increase of 30,396 contracts from the previous week. See full article


Large S&P500 Speculators boosted bullish net positions for 3rd week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of 4,584 contracts. This was a rise of 3,559 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators dropped bets sharply again this week, down for 4th week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 9,914 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly fall of -21,512 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators slightly added to bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 27,754 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 1,101 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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