COT Report: Speculators raise USD Index & WTI Crude bets, cut Gold & Silver sharply

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Metals speculator contracts of the copper futures totaled a net place of 31,256 contracts, according to the most recent data this week. This was an alteration of 8,872 contracts from the last weekly complete. Watch full post .


WTI Crude Oil Speculators raised their bullish stakes for 3rd straight week

  • Speculators rebooted US Dollar Index bullish stakes. Yen stakes go longer bearish
  • WTI Crude Oil Speculators raised their bullish bets for 3rd straight week
  • 10-Year Notice Speculator position is almost unchanged this week
  • Gold Speculators pulled back sharply on their bullish stakes this week
  • Bitcoin Speculators increased their hedging stakes for 4th time in 5 weeks
  • S&P500 Mini Speculators added to their bearish bets weekly
  • Silver Speculators sharply liquidated their bullish stakes this week end
  • Copper Speculators bets rose for 6th time from 7 weeks

Speculators rebooted US Dollar Index bullish stakes. Yen stakes go longer bearish

Cryptocurrency speculator contracts of the Bitcoin futures totaled a net ranking of -1,438 contracts, according to the newest data this week. This was a change of -158 contracts from the prior weekly total. See complete post .


Bitcoin Speculators raised their bearish bets for 4th time in 5 months

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Substantial precious metals speculator contracts of this Gold futures totaled a net place of 88,018 contracts, and according to the most recent data this past week. This was a change of -47,678 contracts in the last weekly complete. See whole post .


S&P500 Mini Speculators added into their bearish bets this week


Speculators Speculators bets climbed for 6th time from seven months

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10-Year Notice Speculator position is nearly unchanged this week

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The CFTC categorizes trader positions based on commercial hedgers (traders who use futures contracts for hedging as part of the industry ), non-commercials (substantial dealers that speculate to realize trading profits) and nonreportable dealers (generally tiny traders/speculators).
Find CFTC criteria here: (http://www.cftc.gov/MarketReports/CommitmentsofTraders/ExplanatoryNotes/index.htm).
Large stock exchange speculator contracts of the S&P500 mini futures totaled a net place of -103,387 contracts, according to the latest information this week. This was a change of -16,882 contracts from the prior weekly total. See full post .

The large speculator contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 348,801 contracts, according to the most recent data this week. This was an alteration of 21,130 contracts in the previous weekly complete. See complete article.
*COT Report: The COT data, released to the public every Friday, is upgraded via the latest Tuesday (data is old) and reveals a quick view of how large speculators or non-commercials (for-profit traders) were housed at the futures markets.
Big speculator contracts of this 10-Year Bond futures totaled a net place of -233,376 contracts, according to the newest information this week. This was an alteration of 619 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full post .
Large precious metals speculator contracts of the silver futures lacked a web place of 32,521 contracts, according to the newest data this past week. This was an alteration of -25,792 contracts from the previous weekly total. Watch whole post .
Here are the week’s links to the most recent Commitment of Traders data changes that were published on Friday.


Gold Speculators pulled back sharply in their bullish stakes this week