Sept 6 Speculators trimmed net bearish bets on
U.S. 10-year Treasury note futures in the latest week ahead of
the August U.S. payrolls data, according to Commodity Futures
Trading Commission data released on Friday.
The amount of speculators' bearish, or short, positions in
10-year Treasury futures exceeded bullish, or long, positions by
103,094 contracts on Sept. 3, according to the CFTC's latest
Commitments of Traders data.
A week ago, speculators held 110,825 net short positions in
10-year T-note futures, which was the most speculative
net shorts in 10-year T-note futures since May 22, 2012, when
there were 136,190.