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COT Report: USD bets more bearish. Crude bets spike while Metals bets cool off

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

US Dollar Speculators increased USD bearish bets for 5th week

WTI Crude Oil Speculator bets rebounded sharply this week

10-Year Note Speculators bullish bets were up for a 2nd week

Gold bets dropped sharply after 8 weeks of gains

– Large S&P500 Speculators bets turned bullish this week

Silver Speculator bets cooled off after 8 weeks of gains

Copper Speculators decreased bets for a 2nd straight week


Forex Speculators continued to raise bearish US Dollar positions this week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-13.19 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 increase their bearish bets against the US dollar this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators sharply boosted bullish net positions this week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 418,074 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a lift of 43,594 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators lowered bullish net positions after 8 weeks of gains

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 236,089 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -18,671 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators added to bullish net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 270,120 contracts. This was a weekly increase of 18,441 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators boosted their bets to new bullish position this week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of 869 contracts. This was a rise of 6,708 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators decreased bullish bets for 1st time in 9 weeks

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 67,803 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a weekly fall of -7,184 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators sharply lowered bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 32,587 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -14,027 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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