Changes in Commitments from Previous COT Reports

The Commitments of Traders (COT Report) has several key terms you need to understand before you can read the report. The key terms are, Open Interest, Reportable Positions, Commercial and Non-commercial Traders, Non-reportable Positions, Spreading, Changes in Commitments from Previous Reports, Percent of Open Interest, Number of Traders, Old and Other Futures, Concentration Ratios, and Supplemental Report.

Changes in Commitments from Previous COT Reports – These changes represent the differences between the data for the current COT report date and the data published in the previous COT report.

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