Futures Only Gold Futures Positioning

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Net Spec Short Position

That Tweet counts Futures and Options on Futures. I posted futures only.

Bill Fleckenstein


Buckle Up

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As I have commented before, sentiment is extreme, but it can always get more extreme.

With that out of the way, I think Hickey and Fleckenstein have this correct.

This is an exceptionally good gold setup.

Mike "Mish" Shedlock

Gold COT Update: Big Specs Increase Shorts

Commercial gold traders are still short, but barely.

Record Bearishness on Gold as Commercials Go Net Long Fifth Week

Commercial traders are net long gold by the most in 17 years as hedge funds go increasingly short.

Speculators Throw in the Towel on Gold

Long Liquidation: Large specs reduced long gold bets and increased short gold bets. Small specs increased longs & shorts

Gold Shorts About to Get Burned

The Gold COT report shows gold shorts piling on in addition to long liquidation. Meanwhile, the price of gold is rising.

Investigating the Claim "Speculative Shorts Driving Gold Lower"

Are speculative shorts "driving or contributing" to the move lower in gold? Let's investigate.

Spotlight on the Timing of Treasury Shorts

The lead-in chart, also posted yesterday, shows the progression of treasury shorts. Let's now look at yields and timing.

Speculators Record Short 10-Year Futures: Short Squeeze Coming Up?

JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s quantitative and derivatives strategy team warns of potential short squeeze in US treasuries.

Putting the Cart Before the Horse: Gold Hype

The commercial short positions in metal futures are decreasing. But what's really going on?