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This Month in Wheat Futures Market

This Month in Futures Markets reports will not be released on an ongoing basis effective January 2013. Information pertaining to the positions held by traders in futures markets is released on a weekly basis in the Commitments of Traders reports, which can be accessed at  http://www.cftc.gov/MarketReports/CommitmentsOfTraders/Index.htm. Submit comments on This Month in Futures Markets to marketreports@cftc.gov.

Long and Short Positions in CBOT Wheat Futures by Trader Category (in thousands)

Long Position in Wheat by Trader Category More Data
  Most Recent Month Ago Year Ago
  11/6/2012 11/13/2012 11/20/2012 11/27/2012 10/30/2012 11/29/2011
Commercials 198.7 211.8 225.2 207.4 196.4 221.4
Non-commercials Total 225.4 244.5 231.0 212.3 229.4 115.8
Non-commercials 151.4 159.4 141.1 130.2 150.7 73.0
Non-commercials spread 74.0 85.1 89.9 82.1 78.8 42.7
Non-Reportables 42.6 36.8 38.1 41.9 39.2 32.0
Total 466.7 493.1 494.4 461.6 465.0 369.2
Short Position in Wheat by Trader Category More Data
  Most Recent Month Ago Year Ago
  11/6/2012 11/13/2012 11/20/2012 11/27/2012 10/30/2012 11/29/2011
Commercials 237.2 244.3 245.2 230.8 229.9 145.0
Non-commercials Total 179.6 194.8 197.9 179.6 186.4 167.9
Non-commercials 105.6 109.7 107.9 97.6 107.7 125.1
Non-commercials spread 74.0 85.1 89.9 82.1 78.8 42.7
Non-Reportables 49.8 53.9 51.3 51.2 48.7 56.3
Total 466.7 493.1 494.4 461.6 465.0 369.2

Commercials and Non-commercials Positions in Wheat Futures

Commercials open interest: Wheat futures
Non-commercials open interest: Wheat futures

Commercials and Non-commercials Share of Total Open Interest in Wheat Futures

Commercials share of open interest: Wheat futures
Non-commercials share of open interest: Wheat futures

Commercials and Non-commercials Net Positions (Long : +; Short:-; % of Open Interest across all maturities) in Wheat Futures

Commercials net share of open interest: Wheat futures
Non-commercials net share of open interest: Wheat futures

Gross Concentration Ratio: Largest Four and Eight Traders Share of Total Open Interest in Wheat Futures

Largest 4 traders share of open interest: Wheat futures
Largest 8 traders share of open interest: Wheat futures

This Month in Wheat Futures & Options Market

Long and Short Positions in CBOT Wheat Futures & Options by Trader Category (in thousands)

Long Position in Wheat by Trader Category More Data
  Most Recent Month Ago Year Ago
  11/6/2012 11/13/2012 11/20/2012 11/27/2012 10/30/2012 11/29/2011
Commercials 248.2 263.6 277.1 224.7 243.8 234.4
Non-commercials Total 313.0 331.7 318.9 252.5 315.9 147.4
Non-commercials 136.8 143.3 123.6 128.7 138.1 70.0
Non-commercials spread 176.2 188.3 195.3 123.7 177.7 77.4
Non-Reportables 46.6 41.1 42.7 44.8 42.9 34.5
Total 607.8 636.3 638.6 521.9 602.6 416.4
Short Position in Wheat by Trader Category More Data
  Most Recent Month Ago Year Ago
  11/6/2012 11/13/2012 11/20/2012 11/27/2012 10/30/2012 11/29/2011
Commercials 279.8 286.6 288.1 249.1 272.2 156.5
Non-commercials Total 274.3 292.2 295.8 218.3 278.0 201.0
Non-commercials 98.2 103.9 100.5 94.5 100.2 123.6
Non-commercials spread 176.2 188.3 195.3 123.7 177.7 77.4
Non-Reportables 53.7 57.5 54.8 54.6 52.4 58.9
Total 607.8 636.3 638.6 521.9 602.6 416.4

Commercials and Non-commercials Positions in Wheat Futures & Options

Commercials open interest: Wheat futures and options
Non-commercials open interest: Wheat futures and options

Commercials and Non-commercials Share of Total Open Interest in Wheat Futures & Options

Commercials share of open interest: Wheat futures and options
Noncommercials share of open interest: Wheat futures and options

Commercials and Non-commercials Net Positions (Long : +; Short:-; % of Open Interest across all maturities) in Wheat Futures & Options

Commercials net share of open interest: Wheat futures and options
Non-commercials net share of open interest: Wheat futures and options

Gross Concentration Ratio: Largest Four and Eight Traders Share of Total Open Interest in Wheat Futures & Options

Largest 4 traders share of open interest: Wheat futures and options
Largest 8 traders share of interest: Wheat futures and options