COT Report: USD Index bets rise. Gold, Silver bets take a breather while VIX & Copper go more bearish

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Copper Speculators continued to increase their bearish bets this week

Large stock market volatility speculator contracts of the VIX futures totaled a net place of -132,182 contracts, according to the latest data this past week. This was a change of -7,958 contracts from the previous complete. Watch whole article.
Metals speculator contracts of this copper futures lacked a web place of -39,987 contracts, according to the most recent information this week. This was an alteration of -10,771 contracts from the last complete. Watch whole article.

The massive speculator contracts of WTI crude futures lacked a web place of 390,149 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -2,661 contracts from the last complete. See full post .


Silver Speculators hauled on their bullish stakes for 2nd week following strong profits

Japanese yen rankings are extremely close to turning bullish and have gone from a total of -99,599 net contracts on April 30th to only -3,651 contracts on July 9th.


WTI Crude Oil Speculators slightly trimmed their bullish stakes after 3 weeks of profits

Copper speculators, meanwhile, lasted along a more bearish path as short bets rose once more and again for the time from the previous fourteen days.

Substantial valuable metals speculator contracts of this Gold futures lacked a web ranking of 244,763 contracts, and according to the most recent information this week. This was an alteration of -14,183 contracts from the last complete. Watch complete post .

In currencies, the USD Index Speculator bets got a boost this week although the Mexican peso stakes climbed by over +18,000 contracts. Canadian buck stakes gained for a third successive week because speculators pushed their newly bullish web positions greater.
Here are this week’s links to the most recent Commitment of Traders data changes that were released on Friday.

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This week at the COT data, we saw that valuable metals speculators chilled in their recent surge of bullish bets right to Gold along with Silver. Gold positions had jumped by +172,258 net contracts in the past five months to the highest level since September of 2016 before this week’s escape .

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

The CFTC categorizes trader positions based on commercial hedgers (traders using futures contracts for hedging within the company ), non-commercials (big dealers that speculate to comprehend trading profits) and nonreportable traders (generally little traders/speculators).

At length, VIX speculators are ongoing in their bearish ways as brief positions have grown now for five straight weeks and for the time out of their past eight months.



10-Year Note Speculators bearish bets were almost unchanged this week

Silver stakes have dipped for 2 weeks following a strong streak of its own that registered a four-week total gain of +52,974 contracts from June 4th to June 25th.
Large valuable metals speculator contracts of this silver futures totaled a net place of 25,151 contracts, and according to the newest data this past week. This was a change of -5,304 contracts in the weekly complete. See full post .

Even the 10-Year Bond positions were virtually unchanged this week because the bearish position is below the -300,000 web contract level for another week.
This was an alteration of 48 contracts in the prior total. Watch whole article.


The WTI Crude oil speculators cut on their bullish internet positions after three straight weeks of gains. This statistics indicates that the standing is under the contract level for a fourth consecutive week.


Gold Speculator bullish bets take a breather after strong 5-week run

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US Dollar Index Speculators lifted their bullish bets. Mexican Peso bets jump higher

*COT Report: The COT data, published weekly to the public every Friday, is upgraded through the most recent Tuesday (information is 3 days old) and shows a fast view of large speculators or non-commercials (for-profit dealers ) were housed at the futures markets.