COT Report: US Dollar & Bitcoin bearish bets rise. Crude & Gold bets fall again

By CountingPips.com

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

 


Currency Speculators raised US Dollar bearish bets for 1st time in 7 weeks

US Dollar net speculator positions leveled at $-5.54 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 increased their bearish bets for the US dollar this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators dropped their bullish bets for 7th week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 583,576 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a slide of -24,252 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators cut bullish net positions for 3rd time in 4 weeks

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 111,416 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -3,714 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators sharply cut back on their record bearish bets

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of -397,546 contracts. This was a weekly increase of 73,521 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Mini Speculators raised bullish net positions for 1st time in 3 weeks

The large speculator futures contracts of S&P500 Mini futures, traded by large speculators and hedge funds, totaled a net position of 162,136 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. See full article


Silver Speculators increased their net positions for 5th week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of 19,434 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly gain of 1,981 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators sharply boosted bullish bets to highest since February

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 47,707 contracts. This was a weekly boost of 10,107 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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