The Commitments of Traders
(CoT) is a weekly market report that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issues. It lists the holdings of traders in different futures markets in the United States. The report covers positions in futures for grains, cattle, financial instruments, metals, energy and other commodities.
The term Leveraged Funds
refers to Hedge Funds and various types of money managers, including registered commodity trading advisors (CTAs); registered commodity pool operators (CPOs) or unregistered funds identified by CFTC.3.Asset Managers
are financial entities such as institutions, like pension funds, endowments, insurance companies, and mutual funds.Other Reportables
are traders who use the markets to reduce business risk from foreign exchange, stocks, and interest rates. This category includes corporate treasuries, central banks, smaller banks, mortgage originators, credit unions and any other reportable traders not assigned to the other three categories.