CFTC: Speculators More Bullish on Stocks, Gold, Oil, Japanese Yen, CAD – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission released its weekly Commitments of Traders report for the week ending August 23 on Friday.

Speculative positioning in the CME and ICE currency, commodity, energy and index futures:


Long Short
Net Prior Change Gross Change Gross Change
EUR -76.7k -92.5k 15.9k 105.4k 2.3k 182.0k -13.5k
GBP -95.0k -94.2k -0.7k 35.9k 0.0k 130.8k 0.7k
JPY 60.3k 56.0k 4.3k 90.4k 2.1k 30.1k -2.2k
CHF 1.9k -1.5k 3.4k 20.9k 0.9k 19.0k -2.5k
CAD 16.7k 12.5k 4.3k 50.1k 4.0k 33.4k -0.3k
AUD 42.8k 41.1k 1.6k 71.0k 2.1k 28.3k 0.4k
NZD -0.9k -0.7k -0.2k 29.9k 0.9k 30.8k 1.1k
MXN -28.5k -45.7k 17.2k 26.8k 2.3k 55.4k -14.9k
S&P 192.4k 154.0k 38.4k 666.5k 55.5k 474.1k 17.1k
Gold 294.6k 283.9k 10.8k 359.8k 8.3k 65.2k -2.5k
Silver 83.2k 85.0k -1.8k 118.4k -0.6k 35.2k 1.2k
Copper -6.7k -5.1k -1.6k 70.2k 9.0k 76.9k 10.6k
RUB 8.9k 7.9k 1.0k 20.3k 4.4k 11.4k 3.4k
Oil 353.7k 307.5k 46.2k 555.0k -15.2k 201.3k -61.4k