Where do I find Commitment of Traders report?
How to Find the COT Report
- Open up the address below in your web browser. (
- Once the page has loaded, scroll down a couple of pages to the “Current Legacy Report” and click on “Short Format” under “Futures Only” on the “Chicago Mercantile Exchange” row to access the most recent COT report.
Who reports to CFTC?
To ensure privacy of the information they provide, the CFTC has assigned confidential reporting numbers to reporting firms and traders. The Commission is prohibited under Section 8 of the CEA 7 USC 12, from publicly disclosing any person’s positions, transactions, or trade secrets, except under limited circumstances.
What is spreading in CFTC report?
Spreading. For the futures-only report, spreading measures the extent to which each non-commercial trader holds equal long and short futures positions. For the options-and-futures-combined report, spreading measures the extent to which each non-commercial trader holds equal combined-long and combined-short positions.
What is the difference between CFTC and SEC?
The SEC and CFTC were created by different laws, have different responsibilities, and use different methods to fulfill those responsibilities. The most basic difference between the two entities is that the SEC regulates the securities market and the CFTC regulates that commodities market.
What are non reportable positions CFTC?
A Non-reportable position, in line with the CFTC’s definition, is that of any trader whose position is smaller than the reporting level in every contract month (350 for Brent, 250 for gasoil, 100 for soft commodities).
How do I use the Commitment of traders COT report?
How to Access the COT Reports
- Go to www.CFTC.gov.
- Select Market Reports.
- Select Commitments of Traders.
- The next page will allow you to view the COT Reports with choices to filter the data by the following, as well as choose whether you would like to view the data in a long or short format:
When do commitment of traders reports come out?
The Commitment of Traders (COT) reports provide a breakdown of each Tuesday’s open interest for markets in which 20 or more traders hold positions equal to or above the reporting levels established by the CFTC. Commitment of Traders (COT) charts are updated each Friday at 3pm CST. The Commitment of Traders information is available with both
Why does the CFTC publish commitments of traders?
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) publishes the Commitments of Traders (COT) reports to help the public understand market dynamics.
How are traders classified in the COT Report?
Note that traders are able to report business purpose by commodity and, therefore, can have different classifications in the COT reports for different commodities. For one of the reports, Traders in Financial Futures, traders are classified in the same category for all commodities.
How is cot futures and options combined report calculated?
For the COT Futures & Options Combined report, option open interest and traders’ option positions are computed on a futures-equivalent basis using delta factors supplied by the exchanges. Long-call and short-put open interest are converted to long futures-equivalent open interest.