COT Report: Speculators trim USD, S&P500-Mini & Gold bets. VIX bearish bets reach record high

28th April 2019 Off By binary
COT Report: Speculators trim USD, S&P500-Mini & Gold bets. VIX bearish bets reach record high

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

  • US Dollar Index Speculators edged bullish bets lower. Euro bets most bearish since 2016
  • WTI Crude Oil Speculators pushed their bullish bets to 6-month high
  • 10-Year Note Speculators raised their bearish bets for a fifth straight week
  • Gold Speculators pared their bullish bets to lowest level since November
  • S&P500 Mini Speculators pulled back on their bullish bets this week
  • Silver Speculators lower their bets into a new bearish position
  • VIX Speculators pushed their bets to a record high bearish position
  • Copper Speculators reduced their bullish bets to lowest in 4 weeks

US Dollar Index Speculators edged bullish bets lower. Euro bets most bearish since 2016

Large currency speculators decreased 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 pushed their bullish bets to 6-month high

The large speculator contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 547,359 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of 32,101 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


10-Year Note Speculators raised their bearish bets for a fifth straight week

Large speculator contracts of the 10-Year Bond futures totaled a net position of -323,791 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -48,141 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


Gold Speculators pared their bullish bets to lowest level since November

Large precious metals speculator contracts of the Gold futures totaled a net position of 37,395 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -18,878 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


S&P500 Mini Speculators pulled back on their bullish bets this week

Large stock market speculator contracts of the S&P500 mini futures totaled a net position of 2,429 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -13,544 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


VIX Speculators pushed their bets to a record high bearish position

Large stock market volatility speculator contracts of the VIX futures totaled a net position of -177,754 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -7,846 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


Silver Speculators lower their bets into a new bearish position

Large precious metals speculator contracts of the silver futures totaled a net position of -110 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -5,995 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article.


Copper Speculators reduced their bullish bets to lowest in 4 weeks

Metals speculator contracts of the copper futures totaled a net position of 2,126 contracts, according to the latest data this week. This was a change of -3,186 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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