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COT Report: USD short bets rise. WTI Crude record high, Bitcoin Specs trim shorts

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

Speculators raised their US Dollar bearish bets for 4th week, Euro bets record high

WTI Crude Oil Speculators continue to push net bullish record higher

10-Year Note Speculators added to bearish net positions

Gold Speculators raised their bullish bets for 6th straight week

Dow Jones Mini Speculators reduced their bullish bets

S&P500 Mini Speculators sharply boosted bets for 2nd week

Silver Speculators lowered their net positions for 2nd week

Copper Speculators lowered their bullish net positions for 3rd week

Bitcoin Speculators trimmed their bearish positions


FX Speculators added to US Dollar bearish positions for 4th week

US Dollar Speculator positions fell $-11.47 billion, Euro at New Record

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 bearishness of the US dollar this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators continue to push net bullish record higher

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 716,695 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a lift of 8,908 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators raised their bullish bets for 6th straight week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 214,684 contracts. This was a weekly advance of 2,973 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators added to bearish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of -117,877 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -28,618 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Mini Speculators sharply boosted bets for 2nd week

The non-commercial futures contracts of S&P500 Mini futures, traded by large speculators and hedge funds, totaled a net position of 166,455 contracts. See full article


Silver Speculators lowered their net positions for 2nd week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 29,081 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly fall of -8,131 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators lowered their bullish net positions for 3rd week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 52,035 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -9,131 contracts from the data of the previous week. See full article


Bitcoin Speculators trimmed their bearish positions this week

The non-commercial futures contracts of Bitcoin futures, traded by large speculators and hedge funds, totaled a net position of -1,746 contracts. 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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