CFTC Corn Non-Commercial Net Positions

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United States
USD, US dollar
Sector:
Market
Low 500.9 K
536.1 K
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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission or CFTC) publishes these Commitments of Traders (COT) reports on the dynamics of the corn market. The COT reports break down the open interest in corn futures and options in futures markets where 20 or more traders hold positions equal to or above the reporting levels established by the CFTC.

The COT reports on corn are based on the position data of the reporting companies. The position data provided by reporting companies is based on the classification made by corn traders with respect to their predominant business purpose. They report on the CFTC Form 40, in which they classify themselves into one of the four categories: Producer/Merchant/Processor/User, Swap Dealers, Managed Money or Other Reportables. The CFTC staff only carry out a plausibility check because they do not know the specific reasons for the traders' corn positions, and thus this information does not play a role in determining the traders' classification. However, remember that traders may report different business purposes for different commodities and therefore a corn trader may have different classifications for the other commodities. However, for one of the reports, the Traders in Financial Futures, traders are classified in the same category for all commodities. Due to legal restrictions (CEA Section 8 data and confidential business practices), the CFTC does not publish information on how individual corn traders are classified in the COT reports.

In general, the CFTC receives the required Tuesday morning corn trading data from the various reporting units. These are then reviewed and published on the last working day of the same week, usually Friday, at 15:30. The CFTC then receives the required data from the various reporting units on Wednesday morning.

These reports can be used to see the mood in the corn market and to predict if the market is more on the buyer side or the seller side. Volume can also be considered to estimate the strength of a trend or trend change, for example.

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The chart of the entire available history of the "CFTC Corn Non-Commercial Net Positions" macroeconomic indicator.

Date (GMT)
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Actual
Forecast
Previous
11 May 2021
500.9 K
536.1 K
4 May 2021
536.1 K
521.6 K
27 Apr 2021
521.6 K
522.7 K
20 Apr 2021
522.7 K
543.3 K
13 Apr 2021
543.3 K
536.2 K
6 Apr 2021
536.2 K
535.3 K
30 Mar 2021
535.3 K
538.7 K
23 Mar 2021
538.7 K
509.1 K
16 Mar 2021
509.1 K
503.4 K
9 Mar 2021
503.4 K
503.8 K
2 Mar 2021
503.8 K
529.8 K
23 Feb 2021
529.8 K
514.5 K
16 Feb 2021
514.5 K
522.4 K
9 Feb 2021
522.4 K
528.5 K
2 Feb 2021
528.5 K
547.7 K
26 Jan 2021
547.7 K
528.7 K
19 Jan 2021
528.7 K
542.1 K
12 Jan 2021
542.1 K
521.1 K
5 Jan 2021
521.1 K
510.5 K
29 Dec 2020
510.5 K
436.5 K
22 Dec 2020
436.5 K
414.2 K
15 Dec 2020
414.2 K
434.8 K
8 Dec 2020
434.8 K
435.0 K
1 Dec 2020
435.0 K
451.3 K
24 Nov 2020
451.3 K
411.5 K
17 Nov 2020
411.5 K
422.7 K
10 Nov 2020
422.7 K
406.2 K
3 Nov 2020
406.2 K
411.0 K
27 Oct 2020
411.0 K
329.9 K
20 Oct 2020
329.9 K
260.0 K
13 Oct 2020
260.0 K
225.7 K
6 Oct 2020
225.7 K
181.9 K
29 Sep 2020
181.9 K
156.9 K
22 Sep 2020
156.9 K
111.8 K
15 Sep 2020
111.8 K
83.7 K
8 Sep 2020
83.7 K
61.3 K
1 Sep 2020
61.3 K
-17.4 K
25 Aug 2020
-17.4 K
-77.2 K
18 Aug 2020
-77.2 K
-149.9 K
11 Aug 2020
-149.9 K
-148.4 K
4 Aug 2020
-148.4 K
-102.4 K
28 Jul 2020
-102.4 K
-98.9 K
21 Jul 2020
-98.9 K
-99.7 K
14 Jul 2020
-99.7 K
-107.2 K
7 Jul 2020
-107.2 K
-157.4 K
30 Jun 2020
-157.4 K
-222.0 K
23 Jun 2020
-222.0 K
-214.7 K
16 Jun 2020
-214.7 K
-235.0 K
9 Jun 2020
-235.0 K
-219.4 K
2 Jun 2020
-219.4 K
-220.1 K

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