Commitments of Traders Report


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Commitments of Traders Report

A report published each week by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission detailing major changes in traders' positions over the previous week. Specifically, it records and publishes changes to open positions on derivatives with more than 20 traders. The COT provides a quick reference for investors to understand the complex procedures and trades that occur on the CFTC. This in turn helps them make investment decisions.
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Crude markets have continued to consider current prices at or near a bottom, as reflected by the Commitments of Traders report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which indicated increasing commercial long position purchases.
The other metric, the Commitments of Traders report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, published each Tuesday, showed increased interest on the buying side.
A lot of information can be gleaned from the weekly Commitments of Traders Report, which was to be released Monday afternoon.
This was shown by the figures in the Commitments of Traders report released last week by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, a closely watched data set which shows the relative buy and sell positions of the largest commercial and noncommercial traders.
One of Saal's favorite pieces of market information is the Commitments of Traders report released every other Friday by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.