COT Soft Commodities Charts: Corn, Soybean Meal, Wheat, Lean Hogs, Sugar, Coffee, Cocoa

July 18, 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 July 13 2021 and shows a quick view of how large traders (for-profit speculators and commercial entities) were positioned in the futures markets.


CORN Futures:

Federal Funds 30-Day Bonds Futures COT ChartThe CORN large speculator standing this week was a net position of 312,979 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly decline of -13,835 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 326,814 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bullish with a score of 70.0 percent. The commercials are Bearish with a score of 35.6 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bearish-Extreme with a score of 2.7 percent.

CORN Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 27.3 48.7 8.6
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 6.3 65.7 12.5
– Net Position: 312,979 -254,581 -58,398
– Gross Longs: 407,517 727,476 128,163
– Gross Shorts: 94,538 982,057 186,561
– Long to Short Ratio: 4.3 to 1 0.7 to 1 0.7 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 70.0 35.6 2.7
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish Bearish Bearish-Extreme
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -17.8 21.4 -6.9

 


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SUGAR Futures:

2-Year Treasury Bonds Futures COT ChartThe SUGAR large speculator standing this week was a net position of 246,981 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly decrease of -17,024 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 264,005 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bullish-Extreme with a score of 87.4 percent. The commercials are Bearish-Extreme with a score of 13.2 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bullish with a score of 61.1 percent.

SUGAR Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 31.4 44.6 8.7
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 4.8 75.9 4.1
– Net Position: 246,981 -290,070 43,089
– Gross Longs: 291,348 414,260 80,869
– Gross Shorts: 44,367 704,330 37,780
– Long to Short Ratio: 6.6 to 1 0.6 to 1 2.1 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 87.4 13.2 61.1
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish-Extreme Bearish-Extreme Bullish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -4.6 7.2 -19.7

 


COFFEE Futures:

5-Year Treasury Bonds Futures COT ChartThe COFFEE large speculator standing this week was a net position of 51,225 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly decline of -3,756 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 54,981 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bullish-Extreme with a score of 88.5 percent. The commercials are Bearish-Extreme with a score of 12.3 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bearish with a score of 23.3 percent.

COFFEE Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 28.6 50.0 4.2
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 10.1 70.4 2.4
– Net Position: 51,225 -56,273 5,048
– Gross Longs: 79,105 138,178 11,695
– Gross Shorts: 27,880 194,451 6,647
– Long to Short Ratio: 2.8 to 1 0.7 to 1 1.8 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 88.5 12.3 23.3
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish-Extreme Bearish-Extreme Bearish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -11.5 12.3 -3.4

 


SOYBEANS Futures:

10-Year Treasury Notes Bonds Futures COT ChartThe SOYBEANS large speculator standing this week was a net position of 130,640 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly fall of -8,624 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 139,264 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bullish with a score of 62.7 percent. The commercials are Bearish with a score of 38.6 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bearish with a score of 46.7 percent.

SOYBEANS Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 28.5 48.1 7.3
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 9.3 65.1 9.5
– Net Position: 130,640 -115,525 -15,115
– Gross Longs: 194,306 328,362 49,591
– Gross Shorts: 63,666 443,887 64,706
– Long to Short Ratio: 3.1 to 1 0.7 to 1 0.8 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 62.7 38.6 46.7
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish Bearish Bearish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -23.0 23.0 -7.5

 


SOYBEAN OIL Futures:

Ultra 10-Year Treasury Notes Bonds Futures COT ChartThe SOYBEAN OIL large speculator standing this week was a net position of 59,517 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly advance of 3,102 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 56,415 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bullish with a score of 61.3 percent. The commercials are Bearish with a score of 40.4 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bearish with a score of 47.7 percent.

SOYBEAN OIL Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 19.8 50.9 7.2
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 7.4 65.2 5.3
– Net Position: 59,517 -68,690 9,173
– Gross Longs: 95,068 243,983 34,536
– Gross Shorts: 35,551 312,673 25,363
– Long to Short Ratio: 2.7 to 1 0.8 to 1 1.4 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 61.3 40.4 47.7
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish Bearish Bearish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -14.1 17.1 -32.9

 


SOYBEAN MEAL Futures:

US Year Treasury Notes Long Bonds Futures COT ChartThe SOYBEAN MEAL large speculator standing this week was a net position of 48,830 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly decline of -2,951 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 51,781 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bullish with a score of 57.4 percent. The commercials are Bearish with a score of 42.4 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bullish with a score of 54.5 percent.

SOYBEAN MEAL Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 22.6 52.9 12.7
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 9.4 71.8 7.0
– Net Position: 48,830 -69,762 20,932
– Gross Longs: 83,364 195,406 46,883
– Gross Shorts: 34,534 265,168 25,951
– Long to Short Ratio: 2.4 to 1 0.7 to 1 1.8 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 57.4 42.4 54.5
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish Bearish Bullish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -3.9 6.2 -16.9

 


LIVE CATTLE Futures:

Ultra US Year Treasury Notes Long Bonds Futures COT ChartThe LIVE CATTLE large speculator standing this week was a net position of 64,657 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly reduction of -7,469 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 72,126 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bearish with a score of 32.4 percent. The commercials are Bullish with a score of 60.9 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bullish with a score of 68.7 percent.

LIVE CATTLE Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 35.8 39.3 10.0
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 14.0 58.5 12.6
– Net Position: 64,657 -57,076 -7,581
– Gross Longs: 106,260 116,738 29,798
– Gross Shorts: 41,603 173,814 37,379
– Long to Short Ratio: 2.6 to 1 0.7 to 1 0.8 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 32.4 60.9 68.7
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bearish Bullish Bullish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: 3.5 -2.6 -4.8

 


LEAN HOGS Futures:

Eurodollar Bonds Futures COT ChartThe LEAN HOGS large speculator standing this week was a net position of 69,471 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly decline of -575 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 70,046 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bullish-Extreme with a score of 86.0 percent. The commercials are Bearish-Extreme with a score of 17.4 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bearish with a score of 27.5 percent.

LEAN HOGS Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 40.9 31.9 8.4
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 14.3 54.4 12.4
– Net Position: 69,471 -58,875 -10,596
– Gross Longs: 107,080 83,730 21,975
– Gross Shorts: 37,609 142,605 32,571
– Long to Short Ratio: 2.8 to 1 0.6 to 1 0.7 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 86.0 17.4 27.5
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish-Extreme Bearish-Extreme Bearish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -9.6 12.4 -17.3

 


COTTON Futures:

Ultra 10-Year Treasury Notes Bonds Futures COT ChartThe COTTON large speculator standing this week was a net position of 73,593 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly increase of 4,055 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 69,538 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bullish with a score of 74.8 percent. The commercials are Bearish with a score of 23.0 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bullish with a score of 76.3 percent.

COTTON Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 38.8 42.9 7.3
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 6.3 79.7 2.9
– Net Position: 73,593 -83,474 9,881
– Gross Longs: 87,911 97,182 16,449
– Gross Shorts: 14,318 180,656 6,568
– Long to Short Ratio: 6.1 to 1 0.5 to 1 2.5 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 74.8 23.0 76.3
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bullish Bearish Bullish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: 6.4 -7.4 14.1

 


COCOA Futures:

US Year Treasury Notes Long Bonds Futures COT ChartThe COCOA large speculator standing this week was a net position of 13,326 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly rise of 4,559 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 8,767 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bearish with a score of 35.5 percent. The commercials are Bullish with a score of 64.5 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bearish with a score of 39.9 percent.

COCOA Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 27.3 48.2 4.7
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 22.0 54.6 3.6
– Net Position: 13,326 -16,092 2,766
– Gross Longs: 68,772 121,390 11,767
– Gross Shorts: 55,446 137,482 9,001
– Long to Short Ratio: 1.2 to 1 0.9 to 1 1.3 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 35.5 64.5 39.9
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bearish Bullish Bearish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -13.3 15.1 -26.6

 


WHEAT Futures:

Ultra US Year Treasury Notes Long Bonds Futures COT ChartThe WHEAT large speculator standing this week was a net position of 9,120 contracts in the data reported through Tuesday. This was a weekly decline of -7,477 contracts from the previous week which had a total of 16,597 net contracts.

This week’s current strength score (the trader positioning range over the past three years, measured from 0 to 100) shows the speculators are currently Bearish with a score of 45.4 percent. The commercials are Bullish with a score of 60.1 percent and the small traders (not shown in chart) are Bearish with a score of 30.8 percent.

WHEAT Futures Statistics SPECULATORS COMMERCIALS SMALL TRADERS
– Percent of Open Interest Longs: 31.8 42.1 7.3
– Percent of Open Interest Shorts: 29.1 40.4 11.7
– Net Position: 9,120 5,707 -14,827
– Gross Longs: 106,833 141,635 24,666
– Gross Shorts: 97,713 135,928 39,493
– Long to Short Ratio: 1.1 to 1 1.0 to 1 0.6 to 1
NET POSITION TREND:
– COT Index Score (3 Year Range Pct): 45.4 60.1 30.8
– COT Index Reading (3 Year Range): Bearish Bullish Bearish
NET POSITION MOVEMENT INDEX:
– 6-Week Change in Strength Index: -6.8 10.3 -21.9

 


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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).