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Weekly Commitment Of Traders Analysis
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, November 24, 2019 8:00 AM EST
Interesting dynamics are in play in the sovereign bond market.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, GLD, IEF, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, VOO Also: OIL, TLT, UDN, UUP, VIX
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US Small-Cap Stocks Continue To Trail Large Caps In 2019
Article By: James Picerno Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:22 AM EST
Advocates of small-cap equities keep talking about the possibility of a revival for these shares, but year-to-date results suggest otherwise, based on a set of exchange-traded funds.
In this article: IJR, IJS, SPY
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The CoT Week: How Hedge Funds Are Positioned, What Futures Are Foretelling
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, November 17, 2019 8:02 AM EST
Non-commercials’ net shorts on VIX rose to yet another record. Elsewhere in the options market, equity bulls continue to snort.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, OIL, SPY, TLT, VOO, VIX Also: FXE
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Weekly CoT: How Hedge Funds Are Positioned; Looking At Futures
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, November 10, 2019 8:00 AM EST
Investor optimism is building; fear is giving way to greed. Once unwinding begins and the ratio rises, stocks come under pressure.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, VOO Also: OIL, UDN, UUP, VIX
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Peek Into Future Through Futures: How Hedge Funds Are Positioned - Sunday, November 3
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, November 3, 2019 8:45 AM EST
As expected, the FOMC delivered a 25-basis-point cut in the fed funds rate this week. This was a third straight cut since July for a cumulative reduction of 75 basis points. The policy rate is at a range of 150 to 175 basis points.
In this article: FXE, QQQ, GLD, IEF, IJR, IVV, IWM, OIL, SPY, UUP, VOO, VIX, TYX
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Celebrating 25 Years Of The S&P SmallCap 600®
Article By: S&P Dow Jones Indices Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2:50 AM EST
In the last 25 years, this small-cap equity benchmark delivered an annualized total return of nearly 11% and has become the basis for many investment strategies.
In this article: PPSC, VIOO, IJR
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CoT This Week: How Futures Traders Are Betting
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:00 AM EST
Most of the earnings-related push is behind us. The daily is grossly overbought and is in need of unwinding.
In this article: IAU, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, VOO, VIX, GOOGL Also: QQQ, AAPL, IEF, TLT
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CoT This Week: Noncommercial Positions And More
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:01 AM EST
Immediately ahead, bulls face the challenge of saving the 200-day, which was already tested Friday.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, VOO, VIX Also: FXE, GLD, IEF, OIL, TLT, UDN, UUP
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This Week's CoT, With Futures Positions Of Non-Commercials
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, October 13, 2019 9:00 AM EST
This week, small-cap bulls managed to shake off early weakness to end on a strong note, up 0.8 percent. They would have liked a stronger end, but that was not to be.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, TLT, VOO Also: OIL
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Commitment Of Traders: A Peek Into The Futures Via Noncommercial Purchases
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, September 29, 2019 8:14 AM EST
Friday, the Russell 2000 pierced through the 50-day, closing right on the 200-day. A genuine breach exposes the index to a test of support at 1450s, which was defended several times in August.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, TLT, VOO Also: USO, VIX
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The Week's Commitment Of Traders: Non-Commercial Positions, Futures
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, September 22, 2019 8:00 AM EST
When it is all said and done, the stress – and the Fed’s response to it – may just be a prelude to what is to come in quarters to come, which is, expansion – once again – of the Fed’s balance sheet.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, VOO
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Newest CoT: Peeking Into The Future Thru Futures
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, September 15, 2019 8:45 AM EST
The question is not if more cuts lie ahead; rather, if more monetary stimulus at this stage in the cycle will be able to stop the economy from decelerating further. The long end of the Treasury yield curve does not exude much confidence.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, VOO, VIX Also: IEF, OIL, TLT
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Latest CoT: Peeking Into The Future Thru Futures
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, September 8, 2019 7:02 AM EST
There is room for more upside in yields, which should bring a much-needed respite for non-commercials who have remained net short 10-year note futures since December 2017.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, VOO, VIX
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Latest Commitment Of Traders: Peeking Into The Future Thru Futures
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, September 1, 2019 8:00 AM EST
Last week, bulls were unable to defend a rising trend line from last December, although crucial support just north of 2800 continued to hold.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, VOO
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Commitment Of Traders: Futures, Hedge Fund Positions This Week
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, August 18, 2019 9:09 AM EST
It is too soon to conclude but it is possible the US dollar index has priced all this in. In this scenario, the path of least resistance is up – timing and duration notwithstanding.
In this article: QQQ, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, VOO Also: IEF, OIL, TLT, VIX
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Commitment Of Traders, Hedge Fund Positions For This Week
Article By: Paban Pandey Sunday, August 11, 2019 8:05 AM EST
Peeking into the future through futures; how hedge funds are positioned.
In this article: IAU, QQQ, GLD, IJR, IVV, IWM, SPY, VOO, VIX, VXV Also: IEF, TLT, OILB
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