COT Metals Futures Charts: Gold, Silver, Copper, Platinum & Palladium

March 13, 2021

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Here are the latest charts and statistics for the Commitment of Traders (COT) data published by the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

The latest COT data is updated through Tuesday March 09 2021 and shows a quick view of how large traders (for-profit speculators and commercial entities) were positioned in the futures markets.


Gold Comex Futures:

Gold Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 53.8 22.1 11.5
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 16.8 66.0 4.6
– Net Position: 175,163 -207,880 32,717
– Gross Longs: 254,839 104,656 54,516
– Gross Shorts: 79,676 312,536 21,799
– Long to Short Ratio: 3.2 to 1 0.3 to 1 2.5 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 54.4 43.2 63.0
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish Bearish Bullish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -21.0 22.1 -21.3

 


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Silver Comex Futures:

Silver Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 46.0 30.9 18.6
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 22.7 66.4 6.4
– Net Position: 36,149 -55,168 19,019
– Gross Longs: 71,445 47,998 28,909
– Gross Shorts: 35,296 103,166 9,890
– Long to Short Ratio: 2.0 to 1 0.5 to 1 2.9 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 60.9 39.5 51.9
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish Bearish Bullish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -17.1 15.8 0.4

 


Copper Grade #1 Futures:

Copper Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 47.7 29.4 9.4
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 26.2 55.7 4.6
– Net Position: 51,379 -62,850 11,471
– Gross Longs: 114,067 70,402 22,575
– Gross Shorts: 62,688 133,252 11,104
– Long to Short Ratio: 1.8 to 1 0.5 to 1 2.0 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 79.4 16.3 98.2
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish Bearish-Extreme Bullish-Extreme
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -13.6 10.9 18.6

 


Platinum Futures:

Platinum Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 57.1 19.3 14.3
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 17.9 70.8 2.0
– Net Position: 28,037 -36,779 8,742
– Gross Longs: 40,796 13,798 10,180
– Gross Shorts: 12,759 50,577 1,438
– Long to Short Ratio: 3.2 to 1 0.3 to 1 7.1 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 50.2 48.1 89.9
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish Bearish Bullish-Extreme
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -1.9 0.3 18.3

 


Palladium Futures:

Palladium Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 47.2 37.3 12.9
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 38.4 47.7 11.3
– Net Position: 825 -974 149
– Gross Longs: 4,407 3,482 1,200
– Gross Shorts: 3,582 4,456 1,051
– Long to Short Ratio: 1.2 to 1 0.8 to 1 1.1 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 3.6 94.9 53.8
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bearish-Extreme Bullish-Extreme Bullish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -9.0 9.9 -10.3

 


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*COT Report: The COT data, released weekly to the public each Friday, is updated through the most recent Tuesday (data is 3 days old) and shows a quick view of how large speculators or non-commercials (for-profit traders) were positioned in the futures markets.

The CFTC categorizes trader positions according to commercial hedgers (traders who use futures contracts for hedging as part of the business), non-commercials (large traders who speculate to realize trading profits) and nonreportable traders (usually small traders/speculators).

Find CFTC criteria here: (http://www.cftc.gov/MarketReports/CommitmentsofTraders/ExplanatoryNotes/index.htm).