The interest rate rally over the last month has been fairly anemic considering the record long position the commercial traders carried into this year. We’ll look at the 10-year Treasury Note futures on a daily and weekly scale along with Commitment of Traders (COT) report. We track the commercial and speculative categories of the COT report. Our research has shown… Read more →
World Agriculture Board supply and Demand Estimates 04/11/2017. Read more →
This walk through our Discretionary COT Signals for March 29th provides interest rate, forex, and energy examples of how we use the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) weekly Commitments of Traders (COT) report to swing trade the commodity markets on a daily basis. We’ll make this short on text and long on practical examples. Read more →
Equities could face event-risk turbulence as Congress attempts to legislate eagerly-awaited tax reforms, infrastructure spending and debt ceiling. Video by Blu Putnam, Chief economist, CME Group. Watch Video at CME Group Read more →
Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Corn Stocks Up 10 Percent from March 2016 Soybean Stocks Up 13 Percent All Wheat Stocks Up 21 Percent Read more →
The bull market in the stock index futures is finally showing signs of tiring. The primary difference over the last week has been the record selling by the commercial traders, which has driven their net position to a new net short record. We’ll look at the structural forces at play through the Commitments of Traders report and distil this information… Read more →
March 2017 Modern Trader Commitments of Traders column.
February 2017 Modern Trader Commitments of Traders column.
January 2017 Modern Trader Commitments of Traders column.
December 2016 Modern Trader Commitments of Traders column.
November 2016 Modern Trader Commitments of Traders column.
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