COT Report: Speculators continue to boost USD Index bets. VIX bets go bullish. WTI, Gold bets slide

4th November 2018 Off By binary
COT Report: Speculators continue to boost USD Index bets. VIX bets go bullish. WTI, Gold bets slide

By CountingPips.com  – Get our weekly COT Reports by Email

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

  • Forex Speculators again raised US Dollar Index bullish bets. Mexican Peso bets slide
  • WTI Crude Oil Speculators decreased their bullish bets for 5th straight week
  • 10-Year Note Speculators continued to cut back on their bearish bets
  • Bitcoin Speculators slightly added to their bearish bets
  • Gold Speculators bullish bets cooled off this week
  • S&P500 Mini Speculators sharply advanced their bullish bets again
  • VIX Speculators raised their bets into a new bullish position
  • Silver Speculators upped their bearish bets
  • Copper Speculators dropped their bullish bets this week after 2 weeks of gains

Forex Speculators again raised US Dollar Index bullish bets. Mexican Peso bets slide

US Dollar Index speculator positions continued higher this week

Large currency speculators continued to boost their bullish bets in favor of US Dollar Index futures once again this week while cutting back on their bullish Mexican peso positions, 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 decreased their bullish bets for 5th straight week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 432,638 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a slide of -22,640 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators bullish bets cooled off this week

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of 13,194 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -16,194 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators continued to cut back on their bearish bets this week

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of -502,839 contracts. This was a weekly increase of 41,194 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Mini Speculators sharply advanced their bullish bets again this week

The large speculator contracts of S&P500 Mini futures totaled a net position of 263,008 contracts. This was a rise of 23,636 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators upped their bearish bets this week

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of -8,470 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly fall of -3,291 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators dropped their bullish bets this week after 2 weeks of gains

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 667 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -8,680 contracts from the data of the previous week. See full article


Article by CountingPips.com  – Get our weekly COT Reports by Email

The Commitment of Traders report data is published in raw form every Friday by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and shows the futures positions of market participants as of the previous Tuesday (data is reported 3 days behind).

To learn more about this data please visit the CFTC website at http://www.cftc.gov/MarketReports/CommitmentsofTraders/index.htm

 

 

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