COT Report: USD Index bets higher. Gold, Bitcoin bets more bearish. NZD sees record shorts

14th October 2018 Off By binary
COT Report: USD Index bets higher. Gold, Bitcoin bets more bearish. NZD sees record shorts

By CountingPips.com – Receive 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 raised US Dollar Index bets while Euro, Yen, Aussie, Kiwi bets go more bearish
  • WTI Crude Oil Speculators lowered their bullish bets for 2nd week
  • 10-Year Note Speculators sharply cut back on their bearish bets
  • Gold Speculators continued to boost their bets deeper into bearish territory
  • Bitcoin Speculators edged their bearish net positions higher for 2nd week
  • S&P500 Mini Speculators had boosted bullish bets earlier in the week before selloff
  • VIX Speculators reduced their bearish net positions this week
  • Silver Speculators bearish sentiment rose for the 1st time in 5 weeks
  • Copper Speculators lowered bullish bets after 3 weeks of gains

Speculators raised US Dollar Index bets while Euro, Yen, Aussie, Kiwi bets go more bearish

US Dollar Index bets are highest since May 2017, NZD bets go record short

The latest data for the weekly Commitment of Traders (COT) report, released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday, showed that large traders and speculators once again raised their bullish bets for the US Dollar Index while betting against many of the major currencies and increasing their bearish positions. See full article


WTI Crude Oil Speculators lowered their bullish bets for 2nd week

The non-commercial contracts of WTI crude futures totaled a net position of 528,051 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a slide of -20,858 contracts from the previous weekly total. See full article


Gold Speculators continued to boost their bets deeper into bearish territory

The large speculator contracts of gold futures totaled a net position of -38,175 contracts. This was a weekly decline of -16,353 contracts from the previous week. See full article


10-Year Note Speculators sharply cut back on their bearish bets

The large speculator contracts of 10-year treasury note futures totaled a net position of -622,422 contracts. This was a weekly increase of 117,770 contracts from the previous week. See full article


S&P500 Mini Speculators had boosted bullish bets earlier in the week before selloff

The large speculator contracts of S&P500 Mini futures totaled a net position of 255,819 contracts. This was a rise of 27,784 contracts from the reported data of the previous week. See full article


Silver Speculators bearish sentiment rose for the 1st time in 5 weeks

The non-commercial contracts of silver futures totaled a net position of -22,250 contracts, according to data from this week. This was a weekly fall of -4,752 contracts from the previous totals. See full article


Copper Speculators lowered bullish bets after 3 weeks of gains

The large speculator contracts of copper futures totaled a net position of 8,247 contracts. This was a weekly shortfall of -3,728 contracts from the data of the previous week. See full article


Article by CountingPips.com – Receive 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

 

Click Here To Get Started