4 reasons to be very wary of the CFTC currency positioning data

Each week the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issues its ‘Commitments of Traders’ report
– Its published Friday afternoon US time
– It covers futures positioning up until the Tuesday prior to the Friday
Thus, the most recent report issued Friday 15 September is for positioning as of Tuesday 12 September. This won’t be news to you