Another view the Commitment of Traders (CoT) data
Since the Commercials are often a good indicator for future market movements, I tampered a little bit with their positioning (long or short) in relation to the open interest to visualize some kind of "commercial buying (long) or selling (short) power". It's definitely nothing more than work in progress,...
This simple script takes a closer look at the Commercial part of the CoT (Commitment of Traders) Data. It shows thier percentual level on given time frames (default: during the last 6 months, 3 years and 5 years).
This relative perspective is often more useful than the absolute contract numbers.
Credit to Lachlan Smith created original on 31/03/15 - Edited by Elisa 30/3/19
Historical highs and lows
Includes three previous days projected onto today, plus current week and month.
Settings allow for data to be hidden after weekends for use in traditional markets. (i.e. prior 2 days not useful on a Monday)
Traders are represented by red lines, they move fast
Investors are represented by green/orange lines, investors move very slow
When you see some quick moves from traders,
you can take the opposite side of the trade because you know investors
are behind you and are very slow to change position.
How to use :
When the green / orange lines are contracting, the...