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Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

By , Sr. Technical Strategist
13 August 2013 17:16 GMT

View COT data in MT4

Latest CFTC Release dated August 06, 2013:

Week (Data for Tuesdays)

52 week Percentile / Comment (if applicable)

US Dollar

53

Euro

82 – specs flip to long

British Pound

33

Australian Dollar

0-speculator short positions are at a record

Japanese Yen

47

Canadian Dollar

45

Swiss Franc

59

Mexican Peso

14

Gold

14

Silver

16

Copper

20

Crude

96 – one week removed from record positioning

The COT Index is the difference between net speculative positioning and net commercial positioning measured. A light blue colored bar indicates that the difference in positioning is the greatest it has been in 52 weeks (bullish) with speculators selling and commercials buying. A light red colored bar indicates that the difference in positioning is the greatest it has been in 52 weeks (bearish) with speculators buying and commercials selling. Crosses above and below 0 are in bold. Non commercials tend to be on the wrong side at the turn and commercials the correct side. Use of the index is covered closely in detail in my book.

Charts

Non Commercials (speculators) – Red

Commercials – Blue

Small Speculators – Black

COTDiff (COT Index) – Black

US Dollar

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_usd.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Euro

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_eur.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

British Pound

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_GBP.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Australian Dollar

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_AUD.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Japanese Yen

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_yen.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Canadian Dollar

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_cad.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Swiss Franc

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_chf.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Mexican Peso

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_mxn.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Gold

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_gold.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Silver

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_silver.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Copper

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_copper.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Crude

Euro_Speculators_Continue_to_Chase_Trades_Flip_to_Net_Long___body_crude.png, Euro Speculators Continue to Chase Trades; Flip to Net Long

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

--- Written by Jamie Saettele, CMT, Senior Technical Strategist for DailyFX.com

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13 August 2013 17:16 GMT