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Commitment of Traders Data as a Starting Point for Trading

Commitment of Traders Data as a Starting Point for Trading

5 Years ago | October 08, 2014 00:00:00

It has taken many years for me to warm up to the CFTC’s weekly Commitment of Traders Report as a trading tool. My main complaint was always  that the data were stale by the time they were released and that they only reflect futures traders who are only a tiny part of the global forex market.

After several false starts, a couple of years ago I started to come up with a use for these data. First of all I noticed that futures traders were responding in the same time frame and in the same way as cash market traders to currency movements. Secondly, I noticed  that positions (open interest) were a lot slower to change due to price changes than I ever would have imagined. Traders I knew were much faster to react to daily price sw

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