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COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Jamie Saettele, CMT, Sr. Technical Strategist

View COT data in MT4

Latest CFTC Release dated July 23, 2013:

Week (Data for Tuesdays)

52 week Percentile / Comment (if applicable)

US Dollar

55

Euro

63

British Pound

29

Australian Dollar

12

Japanese Yen

20

Canadian Dollar

39

Swiss Franc

45

Mexican Peso

8

Gold

6

Silver

14

Copper

16

Crude

100 – 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

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_usd.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Euro

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_eur.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

British Pound

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_GBP.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Australian Dollar

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_AUD.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Japanese Yen

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_JPY.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Canadian Dollar

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_cad.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Swiss Franc

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_chf.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Mexican Peso

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_mxn.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Gold

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_gold.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Silver

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_silver.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Copper

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_copper.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Crude

COT_Slowly_Moderating_in_Metals_but_Crude_is_at_Another_Record_body_crude.png, COT Slowly Moderating in Metals but Crude is at Another Record

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

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

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