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    Speculators Heavy USD Buyers

    CFTC Commitments of Traders (COT) Report 05 November 2013, published 08 October 2013, Technical Analysis. For the first time in nine weeks, spec long positions in the USD has increased. The total USD long is now up to 93,646 contracts, compared to only 12,746 contracts last week. Shorts...
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    Currency Specs Big Buyers of the USD

    CFTC Commitments of Traders (COT) Report 03 September, published 06 September 2013, Technical Analysis. For the past three weeks the currency specs had been reducing their USD longs. This changed this past week when they increased their USD long to 304,975 contracts, up from last week's...
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    Specs Remain Friendly to the USD - COT Report - Technical Analysis

    Specs were again sellers of other currencies versus the USD. The total net USD long position has grown to 431.8K contracts, up from 412.2 contracts last week and 222.8K contracts in the last four weeks. The biggest long USD position is against a short yen, followed by short A$, and then the...
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    Speculative Buying in the Euro

    CFTC Commitments of Traders (COT) Report 16 April, published 19 April 2013 - Technical Analysis. There was aggressive buying in the Euro during the latest period. We suspected the run up to the 1.32 level on the 16th of April was short-covering, and the market has subsequently reversed. The...
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    Speculators Flip to Long Side of the USD - COT Report Data - Technical Analysis

    CFTC Commitments of Traders (COT) Report, published Friday 22 February 2013*. Speculators' aggregate net position, in the eight futures contracts we cover, flipped to the long side of the USD in the latest period. In the prior report, the specs net position was 31,704 contracts short. The...
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    Japanese Yen - Rocket Man or Candle in the Wind?

    USDJPY. After the rocket move of the yen from 80 to 94, the result of PM Abe's claim deflation will be defeated, a result of the anticipated yen supply. At the suggestion of the G20, he has toned down his rhetoric about the high yen value, and has backed away from his threat to buy foreign...
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    Speculators Continue to Cover USD Short Position

    CFTC Commitments of Traders (COT) Report, published 15 February 2013 - Technical Analysis. There was about a 58K contract reduction in the combined net short position in the USD. The biggest reduction was in the Australian Dollar where the reduction was almost 40K contracts. Specs remain long...
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    Again Speculators Cover Short USD Positions

    CFTC Commitment of Traders (COT) Report, published 29 January 2013 - Technical Analysis. Continuing last week's trend, the speculators aggregate position short position in the USD was again reduced. Last week, the reduction was a mere 25K but this week the specs got serious and reduced their...
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    Speculators Reduce USD Short Positions

    CFTC Commitments of Traders (COT) Report, published 22 January 2013 - Technical Analysis. The latest COT report shows that the aggregate spec short position in the USD was reduced to 175K, down from 200k in the previous week. The reduction of the short USD position was made in the pound...