The CoT Report provides inside information about purchases and sales of futures contracts. The largest players in each market are required to disclose their positions to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) . The resulting CoT Report shows the net positions of traders, which are separated into three groups:
It is common knowledge that Large Speculators (“Smart Money”) are holding a significant informational edge over other traders as far as fundamental supply and demand statistics are concerned. This is a fact that has also been confirmed by empirical literature (Investor Sentiment and Return Predictability in Agricultural Futures Markets”, Journal of Futures Markets, 2001). “Smart Money” is always trend-leading, whereas “Dumb Money” is trend-lagging.
By measuring the investment behavior of “Smart & Dumb Money” our CoT indicators will help our subscribers to identify major high reward market regimes and major shifts before typical price indicators do.
The following examples demonstrate the remarkable accuracy of WallStreetCourier’s CoT Index in identifying strong trends in futures markets. By measuring the investment behavior of “Smart & Dumb Money,” our CoT indicators provide a powerful tool for traders to stay ahead of the curve and make informed decisions. Get a glimpse into the world of the “Smart Money” and see how the CoT Index can help you succeed in the futures markets.
The WallStreetCourier CoT-Index is one of the most effective ways to uncover extreme positions of Smart Money and, hence, identify optimal entry and exit points for various future markets.
Definitely the most exclusive feature within the CoT section of our member’s area is the Commitment of Traders Dashboard. This cutting-edge tool gives you a unique and unparalleled insight into the trading behavior of Large Speculators (aka Smart Money) and Commercial Hedgers. With the CoT Index value and our proprietary trend/momentum score, you’ll be able to easily track the strength and direction of each relevant futures market over the past 2 months. The score ranges from 0% (weakest) to 100% (strongest), providing you with a clear picture of market movements.
The CoT Dashboard identifies profitable market regimes and strong establishing trends in a timely manner.
A proven way to identify major shifts in financial markets is simply to watch closely what the so-called “Smart Money” is doing. Stay ahead of the game with WallStreetCourier’s expert analysis and tools. Our in-depth analysis of the CoT Report for 45 futures markets is giving you a comprehensive understanding of what Smart Money is doing.
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