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COT Report: USD, Copper bets gain. Specs trim bets for WTI, 10Yr, Gold, Silver

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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 cut back on USD bearish positions for 2nd week

– WTI Crude Oil Speculator bets declined for a 2nd week, still above +400,000 contracts

– 10-Year Note Speculators cut bullish bets for 3rd week, now under +200,000 net contracts

– Gold speculators pulled back bullish bets for 4th week

– Large S&P500 Speculator bets remain in very small short position

 Silver Speculator bets dipped slightly, down for 4th week

– Copper Speculators boosted bullish bets for 2nd week, back above the +40,000 level


Forex Speculators raised US Dollar bullish bets for 2nd week

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-15.42 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 bets for the US dollar this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators reduced bullish net positions 2nd straight week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 417,061 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a slide of -27,255 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators cut back on their net positions for a 4th week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 200,112 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -3,743 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators dropped bullish net positions for 3rd week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of 192,606 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -39,550 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators trimmed their bearish net position this week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of -121 contracts. This was a rise of 255 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculator positions dipped slightly this week, lower for 4th week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 59,108 contracts, according to data from last week. This was a weekly fall of -71 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators advanced their bullish net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 40,738 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 6,909 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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