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COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Jamie Saettele, CMT, Sr. Technical Strategist
  • Largest AUD spec short position since January 2014
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  • Largest CAD spec short position since last March

Latest CFTC Release dated March 03, 2014:

Week (Data for Tuesdays)

52 week Percentile

US Dollar

84

Euro

14

British Pound

18

Australian Dollar

2

Japanese Yen

80

Canadian Dollar

2

Swiss Franc

53

Mexican Peso

24

Gold

61

Silver

67

Copper

47

Crude

6

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-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Euro

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

British Pound

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Australian Dollar

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Japanese Yen

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Canadian Dollar

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Swiss Franc

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Mexican Peso

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Gold

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Silver

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Copper

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Crude

COT-Australian and Canadian Dollars are the Most One Sided

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

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

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