COT Report: USD Index bets rise again. WTI Crude & SP500 Mini bets decline

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


Currency Speculators add to US Dollar Index bullish bets. Euro, GBP bets rise

Euro and British pound sterling bets rose for 2nd week

The latest data for the weekly Commitment of Traders (COT) report, released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday, showed that large currency speculators once again raised their bullish net positions in the US Dollar Index futures markets this week. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators lowered their bullish net positions this week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 543,845 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a slide of -21,885 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators cut back on their bearish bets this week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of -7,590 contracts. This was a weekly advance of 5,907 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators bets were virtually unchanged this week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of -682,684 contracts. This was a weekly increase of 73 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Mini Speculators sharply lowered bullish net positions this week

The non-commercial futures contracts of S&P500 Mini futures, traded by large speculators and hedge funds, totaled a net position of 122,220 contracts in the data. See full article


Silver Speculators reduced their bearish bets slightly this week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of -27,403 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly gain of 1,571 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators added to their bearish net positions for 2nd week

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of -8,894 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -2,917 contracts from the data of the previous week. See full article


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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