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COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Jamie Saettele, CMT, Sr. Technical Strategist
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Latest CFTC Release dated June 24, 2014:

Week (Data for Tuesdays)

52 week Percentile / Comment (if applicable)

US Dollar

86

Euro

2

British Pound

96

Australian Dollar

100

Japanese Yen

75

Canadian Dollar

98

Swiss Franc

4

Mexican Peso

88

Gold

98

Silver

100

Copper

73

Crude

100

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 Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Euro

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

British Pound

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Australian Dollar

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Japanese Yen

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Canadian Dollar

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Swiss Franc

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Mexican Peso

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Gold

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Silver

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Copper

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Crude

COT Positioning is Extreme Across the Board

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

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

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