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British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Jamie Saettele, CMT, Sr. Technical Strategist
  • British Pound COT positioning now same as week of 2007 top
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Latest CFTC Release dated April 15, 2014:

Week (Data for Tuesdays)

52 week Percentile / Comment (if applicable)

US Dollar

10

Euro

73

British Pound

100

Australian Dollar

96

Japanese Yen

90

Canadian Dollar

57

Swiss Franc

86

Mexican Peso

82

Gold

69

Silver

65

Copper

33

Crude

94

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 (all charts are continuous contract)

Non Commercials (speculators) – Red

Commercials – Blue

Small Speculators – Black

COTDiff (COT Index) – Black

US Dollar

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Euro

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

British Pound

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Australian Dollar

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Japanese Yen

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Canadian Dollar

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Swiss Franc

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Mexican Peso

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Gold

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Silver

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Copper

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Crude

British Pound COT Positioning Now Same as Week of 2007 Top

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

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

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