COT Report: Speculators boosted bets for Metals. Cut WTI Crude, SP500-Mini, USD bets

24th February 2019 Off By binary
COT Report: Speculators boosted bets for Metals. Cut WTI Crude, SP500-Mini, USD bets

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Here are the latest links to the latest Commitment of Traders data changes that were released on Friday and updated through February 5th.

 

  • US Dollar Index Speculators cut bets for 3rd week. Euro bets slide, CAD bets jump
  • WTI Crude Oil Speculators reduced bullish bets into February after 3 weekly gains
  • 10-Year Note Speculators increased their bearish bets for 2nd week
  • Bitcoin Speculators raised their bearish bets into February
  • Gold Speculators boosted bullish bets for 2nd week into February
  • S&P500 Mini Speculators raised their bearish bets strongly
  • Silver Speculators pushed their bullish bets to highest level in over a year
  • Copper Speculators sharply reduced their bearish net positions into February

 


US Dollar Index Speculators cut bets for 3rd week. Euro bets slide, CAD bets jump

Large currency speculators cut back on their net positions in the US Dollar Index futures markets this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. See full article.


WTI Crude Oil Speculators reduced bullish bets into February after 3 weekly gains

The large speculator contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 321,609 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -19,302 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


10-Year Note Speculators increased their bearish bets for 2nd week into February

Large speculator contracts of the 10-Year Bond futures totaled a net position of -162,950 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -28,503 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


Gold Speculators boosted bullish bets for 2nd week into February

Large precious metals speculator contracts of the Gold futures totaled a net position of 109,095 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of 9,502 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


Bitcoin Speculators raised their bearish bets into February

Cryptocurrency speculator contracts of the Bitcoin futures totaled a net position of -1,049 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -87 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


S&P500 Mini Speculators raised their bearish bets strongly into February

Large stock market speculator contracts of the S&P500 mini futures totaled a net position of -116,178 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -92,960 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


Silver Speculators pushed their bullish bets to highest level in over a year

Large precious metals speculator contracts of the silver futures totaled a net position of 57,095 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of 2,812 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


Copper Speculators sharply reduced their bearish net positions into February

Metals speculator contracts of the copper futures totaled a net position of -6,082 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of 15,831 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


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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).

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