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Commodity Trading Video: Commodity Market Analysis with the COT Report

How to read the CFTC's COT Report

FREE Trading Video: Commodity Market Analysis and Price Prediction with the COT Report

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issues a weekly report outlining the aggregate position of traders in three major categories; hedgers, large speculators, and small speculators. We believe that the report, known as the Commitments of Traders, offers traders a wealth of information that might be helpful in predicting future commodity market movement.



• What is the COT report?
• Simplifying the COT report.
• What are the key aspects of the report?
• How to incorporate the information in commodity market speculation.
• Using the COT to identify overheated trades.



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