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

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Here are the week’s links to the most recent Commitment of Traders data fluctuations that were released on Friday.
Metals speculator contracts of the copper futures totaled a net ranking of -39,987 contracts, according to the newest data this week. This was a change of -10,771 contracts in the previous weekly total. Watch whole post .

This was an alteration of 48 contracts in the prior weekly total. Watch whole post .
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The massive speculator contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 390,149 contracts, according to the latest information this past week. This was a change of -2,661 contracts from the last weekly total. Watch full article.

The WTI Crude petroleum speculators cut on their bullish internet positions following three straight weeks of gains. This statistics demonstrates that the standing is below the +400,000 web contract amount for a fourth straight week.

*COT Report: The COT information, released to the public every Friday, is updated via the most recent Tuesday (info is 3 days old) and reveals a fast view of how large speculators or non-commercials (for-profit traders) were housed at the futures markets.


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


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Canadian dollar bets gained for a third successive week as speculators pushed their newly bullish web positions higher.

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

Large stock market volatility speculator contracts of the VIX futures totaled a net place of -132,182 contracts, according to the newest information this week. This was a change of -7,958 contracts from the prior complete. Watch whole article.
Large currency speculators increased their web positions at the US Dollar Index stocks markets this past week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data published by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. See whole article.

The CFTC Forex dealer places based on commercial hedgers (traders who use futures contracts for hedging as part of the business), non-commercials (big dealers who speculate to comprehend trading profits) and nonreportable traders (generally smaller traders/speculators).
Silver stakes have dipped for two weeks after a strong group of its own which registered a four-week total gain of +52,974 contracts from June 4th to June 25th.


Gold Speculator bullish bets take a breather after powerful 5-week streak

Large precious metals speculator contracts of this silver futures totaled a net position of 25,151 contracts, according to the latest data this past week. This was an alteration of -5,304 contracts from the previous total. Watch full post .
Substantial precious metals speculator contracts of the Gold futures lacked a web position of 244,763 contracts, and according to the latest information this week. This was an alteration of -14,183 contracts from the last complete. See whole article.
Even the 10-Year Bond positions were virtually unchanged this week because the bearish posture is below the -300,000 net contract amount for a third week.


Japanese yen positions are very near turning bullish and have gone from a total of -99,599 web contracts on April 30th to just -3,651 contracts on July 9th.
In the end, VIX speculators are continuing in their bearish ways as short positions have increased now for five straight months and for the seventh time out of their past eight months.
This week in the COT data, we found that valuable metals speculators chilled on their latest surge of bullish bets into Gold and Silver. Gold positions had jumped from +172,258 web contracts in the past five months to the highest level since September of 2016 earlier this week’s escape .


10-Year Notice Speculators bearish bets were virtually unchanged this week end

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Copper speculators, meanwhile, continued along a bearish path as brief bets rose once again and for the time from the previous twelve weeks.