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COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Jamie Saettele, CMT, Sr. Technical Strategist
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Latest CFTC Release dated June 3, 2014:

Week (Data for Tuesdays)

52 week Percentile / Comment (if applicable)

US Dollar

29

Euro

4

British Pound

84

Australian Dollar

100

Japanese Yen

63

Canadian Dollar

67

Swiss Franc

10

Mexican Peso

100

Gold

39

Silver

6

Copper

65

Crude

96

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

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Euro

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

British Pound

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Australian Dollar

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Japanese Yen

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Canadian Dollar

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Swiss Franc

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Mexican Peso

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Gold

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Silver

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Copper

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Crude

COT: Euro Speculators are Most Short Since July

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

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

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