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 2018-11-13 CME & CBOE combined

Open Interest: 21,320 (3,290)

Category Short Long Sentiment
Funds 12,884
2,025
12,874
3,154
50.02% sell
49.98% buy
Others 4,870
431
3,085
519
61.22% sell
38.78% buy
Small 1,940
52
4,775
-219
28.89% sell
71.11% buy

Short brief

Overall an increase in open interest held.

Leveraged funds take a huge sell-out and currently come in the SHORT positions
Other professional traders increased overall position held. Staying in the SHORT positions since 2017-07-30 and price $8,168
Small traders increased positioning and still in the LONG positions since the beginning of reports 2017-12-19 and price $18,924