Futures sentiment by category

Futures open interest on CME&CBOE

Funds(leveraged funds) - These are typically hedge funds and various types of money managers
Other(Other Reportables) - Reporable traders(ie big professional traders)
Small(Non Reportable) - Traders below reportable limit(ie small unprofessional traders)
Dealer and Asset managers hidden by default due to small amount
Spread positions are not shown due to same reason


CME - Chicago Mercantile Exchange(CFTC/1330E1),
CBOE - Chicago Board Options Exchange(CFTC/133741), available from 2018-04-10 due to insufficient amount of traders.

The Commitments of Traders is a weekly market report issued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) enumerating the holdings of participants in various futures markets in the United States.



Futures report as of 2018-05-15 CME & CBOE combined

Open Interest: 8,553(-227)

Category Short Long Sentiment
Funds 5,665
-256
3,012
-483
65.29% sell
34.71% buy
Others 1,356
-64
1,680
35
44.66% sell
55.34% buy
Small 1,089
26
3,340
242
24.59% sell
75.41% buy

Short brief

Overall a small decrease in open interest held.
Leveraged funds decreased SHORT positions held since 2018-01-23 and price $10,585
Other professional keep interest in NEUTRAL/LONG since 2018-04-24 and price $9,226
Small traders take a small increase in positioning remaining LONG since the beginning of reports 2017-12-19 and price $18,924