CFTC Wheat Non-Commercial Net Positions

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United States
USD, US dollar
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Market
Low -14.3 K
-14.6 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 wheat market. The COT reports break down the open interest in wheat 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 wheat are based on the position data of the reporting companies. The position data provided by reporting companies is based on the classification made by wheat 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' wheat 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 wheat 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 wheat traders are classified in the COT reports.

In general, the CFTC receives the required Tuesday morning wheat 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 wheat 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 Wheat Non-Commercial Net Positions" macroeconomic indicator.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
7 Jul 2020
-14.3 K
-14.6 K
30 Jun 2020
-14.6 K
-14.6 K
23 Jun 2020
-14.6 K
2 K
16 Jun 2020
2 K
1.2 K
9 Jun 2020
1.2 K
4.6 K
2 Jun 2020
4.6 K
0.5 K
26 May 2020
0.5 K
-9.9 K
19 May 2020
-9.9 K
4.8 K
12 May 2020
4.8 K
10.7 K
5 May 2020
10.7 K
20.2 K
28 Apr 2020
20.2 K
33.7 K
21 Apr 2020
33.7 K
33.8 K
14 Apr 2020
33.8 K
35.7 K
7 Apr 2020
35.7 K
44.9 K
31 Mar 2020
44.9 K
34.8 K
24 Mar 2020
34.8 K
14.5 K
17 Mar 2020
14.5 K
32 K
10 Mar 2020
32 K
26.7 K
3 Mar 2020
26.7 K
42.9 K
25 Feb 2020
42.9 K
62.2 K
18 Feb 2020
62.2 K
41.2 K
11 Feb 2020
41.2 K
48.4 K
4 Feb 2020
48.4 K
41.1 K
28 Jan 2020
41.1 K
47.7 K
21 Jan 2020
47.7 K
38.2 K
14 Jan 2020
38.2 K
34.3 K
7 Jan 2020
34.3 K
34.1 K
31 Dec 2019
34.1 K
28.1 K
24 Dec 2019
28.1 K
40.1 K
17 Dec 2019
40.1 K
24.2 K
10 Dec 2019
24.2 K
27.7 K
3 Dec 2019
27.7 K
20.4 K
26 Nov 2019
20.4 K
13.4 K
19 Nov 2019
13.4 K
11.4 K
12 Nov 2019
11.4 K
11.1 K
5 Nov 2019
11.1 K
16.9 K
29 Oct 2019
16.9 K
21.8 K
22 Oct 2019
21.8 K
5 K
15 Oct 2019
5 K
-3.4 K
8 Oct 2019
-3.4 K
3.7 K
1 Oct 2019
3.7 K
8.8 K
24 Sep 2019
8.8 K
13 K
17 Sep 2019
13 K
9.3 K
10 Sep 2019
9.3 K
-0.1 K
3 Sep 2019
-0.1 K
16.8 K
27 Aug 2019
16.8 K
7.8 K
20 Aug 2019
7.8 K
16.3 K
13 Aug 2019
16.3 K
21.5 K
6 Aug 2019
21.5 K
29.9 K
30 Jul 2019
29.9 K
19.3 K

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