COT Report: Let's Keep This Simple

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If you have followed any of my writing, whether it be books, articles, columns or newsletters, you are aware of my reliance on the Commitments of Traders report, known simply as the COT report. This report is issued weekly by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) depicting where three particular groups of traders are positioned in each of the commodity futures markets. This information can come in handy when trying to predict future price moves because it gives us a glimpse into the minds -- and a snapshot of recent behaviors -- of large speculators, small speculators and commercial hedgers....625 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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