Commitment of Traders Report


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Commitment of Traders Report

A report that institutional investors and some speculators must file weekly with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to declare their futures and option positions on certain commodities. The reports are designed to improve the information available to the market and thus make futures and option trading more efficient.
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The latest Commitment of Traders Report (COTR) shows a small increase in long positions, accompanied by a much stronger increase in fresh short positions (EoB March 5).
The latest Commitment of Traders Report (COTR) shows a reduction of long positions, accompanied by a significantly larger increase in fresh short positions (end of business 19 February).
The latest Commitment of Traders Report (COTR) shows a reduction in long positions, accompanied by an increase in fresh short positions (end of business February 12).
The latest Commitment of Traders Report (COTR) shows a significant increase in fresh long positions, accompanied by a reduction of short positions (end of business 1 January).
The latest Commitment of Traders Report (COTR) shows a small increase in fresh long positions, accompanied by an increase in fresh short positions (end of business December 25).
The latest Commitment of Traders Report (COTR) shows an increase in long positions, accompanied by a decrease in fresh short positions (end of business 18 December).
The latest Commitment of Traders Report (COTR) shows a decrease in long positions, accompanied by a decrease in fresh short positions.
The latest Commitment of Traders Report (COTR) shows an increase in long positions, while more covering of short positions have been prominent.
The release of the latest Commitment of Traders Report (COTR) has been delayed until 26 November 2012, due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the US.
The latest Commitment of Traders Report (COTR) shows that there has been a significant reduction of long positions, coupled with a small increase in new short positions.
The extent to which a large net short position has now been covered remains unclear, however, with the continued US government shutdown meaning there have been no weekly Commitment of Traders reports.
There are Commitment of Traders reports for more than 30 different financial instruments.