11.02.2013 - Hedge fundsí fourth bullish week boosts copper bets: Commodities
Hedge funds increased bullish commodity bets for the fourth straight week and became the most bullish on copper since December as signs of faster growth in the U.S. and China fueled the best start to the year since 2005. Speculators boosted net-long positions across 18 U.S. futures and options in the week ended Feb. 5 by 11 percent to 885,655 contracts, marking the longest stretch of gains in more than six months, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data show. Traders lifted bullish wagers on everything from copper to platinum, corn and soybeans...............................................Full Article: Source
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