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COT Report: USD bets rise for 1st time in 8 weeks. Gold, Silver, Copper continue gains

By CountingPips.com

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

– US Dollar Speculators trimmed their USD bearish bets, 1st gain in 8 weeks

– WTI Crude Oil Speculator bets fall for 2nd week, still over+400,000 net position

– 10-Year Note Speculators bullish bets fell to lowest since May

– Gold bets continued to strongly rise for 4th straight week

– Large S&P500 Speculators added to their bearish bets

– Silver Speculator bets rose for 4th week, highest in 9 weeks

– Copper bets go higher for 5th week, new high level since February 28th


FX Speculators raised US Dollar bullish bets for 1st time in 8 weeks

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-8.84 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 raised their bullish bets for the US dollar last week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators pulled back on bullish net positions for 2nd week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 463,473 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a slide of -17,156 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators keep ramping up of bullish net positions for 4th week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 187,734 contracts. This was a weekly advance of 38,897 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators reduced bullish net positions for 3rd out of 4 weeks

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 200,592 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -29,244 contracts from the previous week. See full article


Large S&P500 Speculators increased their net bearish positions this week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of -1,912 contracts. This was a decrease of -1,780 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators raised bullish net positions to highest in 9 weeks

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 38,851 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a weekly gain of 4,987 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators boost bullish net positions for 5th straight week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 36,829 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 3,693 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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