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COT Report: USD shorts fall. 10Yr bets go bearish. Gold, Copper bets rise

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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.

Forex Speculators boosted bets in favor of US Dollar this week. Euro, AUD, MXN drop

WTI Crude Oil Speculators lowered bullish positions off record high

Gold Speculators raised their bullish positions after 2 down weeks

10-Year Note Speculators sharply cut back on positions, now bearish

Large S&P500 Speculators trimmed their bullish net positions

Silver Speculators continued to lower bets, declines to lowest since 2014

Copper Speculators sharply boosted bullish net positions


Forex Speculators boosted bets in favor of US Dollar this week. Euro, AUD drop

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-2.18 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 cut back on their bearish bets for the US dollar this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators lowered bullish positions off record high this week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 601,839 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a slide of -12,658 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators raised their bullish positions after 2 down weeks

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 113,795 contracts. This was a weekly advance of 6,727 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators sharply cut back on positions, now bearish

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of -44,230 contracts. This was a weekly reduction of -88,971 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Speculators trimmed their bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of S&P 500 futures totaled a net position of 1,532 contracts. This was a decrease of -3,052 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators continued to lower bets, declines to lowest since 2014

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 2,469 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly fall of -7,445 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators sharply advanced bullish net positions this week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 42,698 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 14,944 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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