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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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.
Markets are still jittery, however, with Tuesday's Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Commitments of Traders report showing a still large volume of options on futures on both long and short sides.
The Commitments of Traders reports previously scheduled for release on 18 October will not be published this week.