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COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Jamie Saettele, CMT, Sr. Technical Strategist
  • Specs resume euro selling
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Latest CFTC Release dated October 21, 2014:

Week (Data for Tuesdays)

52 week Percentile

US Dollar

92

Euro

2

British Pound

2

Australian Dollar

29

Japanese Yen

67

Canadian Dollar

55

Swiss Franc

4

Mexican Peso

8

Gold

69

Silver

8

Copper

6

Crude

0

The COT Index is the difference between net speculative positioning and net commercial positioning measured. A 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 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. 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: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Euro

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

British Pound

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Australian Dollar

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Japanese Yen

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Canadian Dollar

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Swiss Franc

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Mexican Peso

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Gold

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Silver

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Copper

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Crude

COT: Big Change in Yen Positioning

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

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

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