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 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.