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Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Jamie Saettele, CMT, Sr. Technical Strategist
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Latest CFTC Release dated September 1, 2015:

Week (Data for Tuesdays)

52 week Percentile

US Dollar

18

Euro

100

British Pound

71

Australian Dollar

10

Japanese Yen

98

Canadian Dollar

10

Swiss Franc

45

Mexican Peso

8

Gold

29

Silver

39

Copper

61

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

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Euro

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

British Pound

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Australian Dollar

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Japanese Yen

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Canadian Dollar

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Swiss Franc

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Mexican Peso

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Gold

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Silver

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Copper

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Crude

Australian Dollar-Divergence with COT Positioning and Price

Chart prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

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

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