27.08.2013 - Speculators buy up precious, base metals futures, options - CFTC
Speculators returned as buyers in all precious and base metals futures and options traded on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Nymex, according to U.S. government data, spurred in part by a rise in prices. For the week ended Aug. 20, speculators in the Commodity Futures Trading Commissionís weekly commitment of traders report added to their gold and silver net-long positions for the third week in a row, while funds continue to amass bullish positions in platinum group metals. Speculators added to the newly established copper net-long position in the disaggregated report and are now nearly flat in the legacy report...............................................Full Article: Source
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