Published every Friday by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) at 3:30 E.T., the COT report is a snapshot of the commitment of the classified trading groups as of Tuesday that same week.

Barchart gets the data directly from CFTC after its release and the week's new data is available at approximately 4:00pm E.T. on our website. 

The release is delayed by the CFTC until the following Monday if there is a Federal holiday during the week.