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Smart Money Bond Investors Still Have Near-Record Long Positioning

27 Feb, by Bryce Coward, CFA in Markets

The most recent CFTC commitment of traders report revealed little change in the historic long positioning of smart money bond investors. Despite the fall back in rates since their late-December peak, the smart money commercial traders are still long almost 519K options and futures contracts on the...

Commercial Traders Are Long Bonds & Short Stocks

20 Nov, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

Every Friday the CFTC releases positioning data for a variety of futures contracts they track.  They divide the participants into commercial traders and speculators.  Commercial traders are those involved in various commodities or financial products–the end-users, financial intermediaries, etc.  They are often called the ”smart...