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

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Even the 10-Year Bond rankings were virtually unchanged this week because the bearish place is under the -300,000 web contract amount for another week.
The CFTC Forex dealer places based on commercial hedgers (dealers who use futures contracts for hedging as part of the company ), non-commercials (substantial traders who speculate to understand trading gains ) and nonreportable dealers (usually smallish traders/speculators).


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

This week in the COT data, we saw that valuable metals speculators chilled in their latest surge of bullish stakes to Gold and Silver. Gold positions had jumped by +172,258 net contracts in the previous five weeks to the maximum level since September of 2016 before per week’s retreat.
Copper speculators, meanwhile, lasted along a more bearish path as short bets rose once more and for the time out of the previous fourteen days.
Mexican Peso bets jump greater


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


Silver Speculators pulled back on their bullish bets for 2nd week following strong profits

See whole post .
Canadian dollar bets gained for a third successive week as speculators pushed their recently bullish net positions higher.
This was a change of 48 contracts from the weekly total. See whole post .


At length, VIX speculators are continuing in their own manners as short positions have increased now for five straight months and for the seventh time out of the past eight months.
Large stock market volatility speculator contracts of this VIX stocks lacked a net place of -132,182 contracts, according to the most recent data this week. This was an alteration of -7,958 contracts in the last weekly total. Watch whole post .


Copper Speculators continued to boost their bearish bets this week

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The WTI Crude petroleum speculators cut back on their bullish internet positions after three straight months of gains. This latest data indicates that the standing is below the +400,000 net contract level for a fourth consecutive week.

Here are the week’s links to the latest Commitment of Traders data changes that were published on Friday.


VIX Speculators pushed their stakes more bearish for 5th week

The large speculator contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 390,149 contracts, according to the most recent information this week. This was a change of -2,661 contracts from the weekly total. Watch complete post .


Large precious metals speculator contracts of this silver futures lacked a web place of 25,151 contracts, and according to the newest information this week. This was a change of -5,304 contracts in the last weekly total. See complete article.
Large valuable metals speculator contracts of this Gold futures lacked a web position of 244,763 contracts, and according to the newest information this week. This was a change of -14,183 contracts from the weekly complete. See whole post .

Silver bets have dipped for two weeks after a powerful group of its own that filed a four-week total profit of +52,974 contracts from June 4th to June 25th.

*COT Report: The COT information, published to the public every Friday, is updated 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.
Locate CFTC criteria here: (http://www.cftc.gov/MarketReports/CommitmentsofTraders/ExplanatoryNotes/index.htm).

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Metals speculator contracts of this copper futures lacked a web ranking of -39,987 contracts, according to the latest data this past week. This was a change of -10,771 contracts in the previous weekly complete. See full post .


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