Posts From Paban Raj Pandey

Paban Raj Pandey
Paban Raj Pandey left a senior analyst position at a small hedge fund in January 2014, and started blogging in April of that year. With 18 years’ industry experience, he primarily focuses on macro, equities, technical analysis, and derivatives. He shares his thoughts and ideas on his blog www.hedgopia.com.
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The COT Report: 3 Charts For Commodities Traders

The following is a recap of the January 6 COT Report (Commitment Of Traders Report) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at COT data and futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of January 3. Note that the change in COT report data is week-over-week. Excerpts of this blog…

COT Report: The State Of Commodities Into 2017

The following is a recap of the December 30 COT Report (Commitment Of Traders Report) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at COT data and futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of December 27. Note that the change in COT report data is week-over-week. Excerpts of this blog…

December 23 COT Report (Commodities): Watch That Dollar!

The following is a recap of the December 23 COT Report (Commitment Of Traders Report) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at COT data and futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of December 20. Note that the change in COT report data is week-over-week. Excerpts of this blog…

December 9 Commitment Of Traders: Equities Over-Heating?

The following is a recap of the December 9 Commitment Of Traders Report (COT) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at COT data and futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of December 6. Note that the change in COT report data is week-over-week. Excerpts of this blog post also…

Commitment of Traders Report (COT): Commodities In Spotlight

The following is a recap of the recent Commitment Of Traders (COT Report) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at COT data and futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of November 22. Note that the change in COT report data is week-over-week. Excerpts of this blog post originally appeared…

Federal Debt Likely To Put Cap On Treasury Yields Rally

10-Year Treasury Note Futures (non-commercial holdings):  Currently net long 137.4k, up 209.1k The bond market has swiftly priced in higher inflation. The post-election treasury yields rally has been impressive, but questions remain about its sustainability. Just look at the 10-Year Treasury Bond Yield (INDEXCBOE:TNX). The U.S. economy is in its eighth…

The COT Report: Investors Get Bullish… And Hawkish?

The following is a recap of the recent Commitment Of Traders (COT Report) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at COT data and futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of November 8. Note that the change in COT report data is week-over-week. Excerpts of this blog post originally appeared…

November 4 Commitment of Traders Report Recap

The following is a recap of the November 4 Commitment Of Traders (COT Report) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at COT data and futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of November 1. Note that the change in COT report data is week-over-week. Excerpts of this blog post…

October 28 Commitment of Traders Recap (COT Report)

The following is a recap of the October 28 Commitment Of Traders (COT Report) released by the CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) looking at COT data and futures positions of non-commercial holdings as of October 25. Note that the change in COT report data is week-over-week. Excerpts of this blog post…