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COT Report: USD bets fall further. Gold, WTI Crude, Silver & Copper bets rising

By CountingPips.com

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

US Dollar Speculators continued to pare USD bets lower for 6th week

WTI Crude Oil Speculator bets higher for a 6th week, highest since March

10-Year Note Speculators cut bullish bets lower, down 5 out of 6 weeks

Gold bets rebounded sharply for 2nd straight week

– Large S&P500 Speculators reduce bets, now in bearish position

Silver Speculator bets advanced for 2nd week following 6 down weeks

Copper bets continue higher for 3rd week, highest level since February


Forex Speculators push US Dollar bets lower, down for 6th week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-5.32 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 continued to reduce their bets for the US dollar last week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators continue to boost their bullish net positions

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 486,765 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a lift of 63,427 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators sharply increased bullish net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 129,672 contracts. This was a weekly advance of 38,841 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators sharply cut net bullish positions, down for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 210,880 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -69,804 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators cut back on bets to a new short level this week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of -391 contracts. This was a decrease of -2,380 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators bullish positions up sharply for a 2nd week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 30,759 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a weekly gain of 11,342 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators boosted bullish net positions for 3rd week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 31,215 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 6,958 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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