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COT Report: USD bets rise. Gold bets continue to drop while SP500 Mini bets surge

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Here are this week’s links to the latest Commitment of Traders data changes that were released on Friday.

  • ForexSpeculators edged Dollar Index bets higher, Euro goes bearish, Yen bets drop
  • WTI Crude Oil Speculators cut back on bullish bets for 3rd time out of last 4 weeks
  • 10-Year Note Speculators slightly trimmed bearish bets off record high level
  • Bitcoin Speculators raised their bearish net positions
  • Gold Speculators increased their bearish bets for 3rd week, highest since 2001
  • S&P500 Mini Speculators pushed bullish bets to highest level in 22 weeks
  • VIX Speculators continued to push their bearish bets higher
  • Silver Speculators reduced their bearish bets for fourth week
  • Copper Speculators boosted their net positions for 3rd straight week

 


Speculators edged Dollar Index bets higher, Euro goes bearish, Yen bets drop

US Dollar Index bets gain for 22nd out of the past 24 weeks

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 speculators slightly added to their bullish bets for the US Dollar Index while sharply betting against the euro and the Japanese yen this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators cut back on bullish bets for 3rd time out of last 4 weeks

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 548,909 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a slide of -11,176 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators increased their bearish bets for 3rd week, highest since 2001

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of -21,822 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -4,174 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators slightly trimmed bearish bets off record high level

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of -740,192 contracts. This was a weekly increase of 16,124 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Mini Speculators pushed bullish bets to highest level in 22 weeks

The large speculator contracts of S&P500 Mini futures totaled a net position of 228,035 contracts. This was a rise of 30,119 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators reduced their bearish bets for fourth week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of -17,498 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly gain of 5,757 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators boosted their net positions for 3rd straight week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 11,975 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 871 contracts from the data of the previous week. See full article


Article by CountingPips.com – Receive our weekly COT Reports by Email

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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