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Thompson on Cotton: Demand Strengthens as Harvest Slows

Thompson on Cotton: Demand Strengthens as Harvest Slows

πŸ‘€By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Nov 10, 2017

Cotton harvest is progressing but not at the break neck speed of last year or even a month ago. Efforts to gather this crop have succumbed to the throes of weather that have plagued us since spring. It’s estimated slightly

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Thompson on Cotton: USDA Sucker Punches Market

Thompson on Cotton: USDA Sucker Punches Market

πŸ‘€By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Aug 15, 2017

We now know how Rocky Balboa felt after receiving a round house sucker punch from Apollo Creed. We’re still clearing the cobwebs from our heads after taking one from the USDA by way of their August supply/demand report last week.

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Thompson on Cotton: Market Influences More and More Bullish

Thompson on Cotton: Market Influences More and More Bullish

πŸ‘€By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Jan 30, 2017

With cotton trading between 72.50 and 75 cents for weeks now, last week’s action started out like a roller coaster as Monday’s triple digit gains were all but erased after Tuesday’s triple digit sell off. The remainder of the week,

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Thompson on Cotton: Market Tug of War Between Funds and Trade

Thompson on Cotton: Market Tug of War Between Funds and Trade

πŸ‘€By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton 🕔Sep 19, 2016

Last week began with the release of the USDA supply and demand report on Monday. Not meeting expectations, the market traded almost limit down giving up 239 points in Monday’s trading. By now you have probably seen the numbers, simply

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Thompson on Cotton: U.S. Keeps Swinging Despite Overwhelming Odds

Thompson on Cotton: U.S. Keeps Swinging Despite Overwhelming Odds

πŸ‘€By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association Manager 🕔Apr 26, 2016

The U.S. cotton producer received another brutal blow last week. No, it wasn’t the passing of Prince, which seems to have stopped the entire civilized world in its tracks, but rather an ill-timed decision by USDA to adjust the calculation

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Thompson on Cotton: Basis Remains Strong, More Demand Needed

Thompson on Cotton: Basis Remains Strong, More Demand Needed

πŸ‘€By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association Manager 🕔Mar 10, 2016

Fortunately, the market has begun this week much calmer than the previous one. We have had three consecutive trading sessions of positive gains with May and Dec futures closing today, March 7th at 57.38 and 57.26, respectively. Though still significantly

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Cotton: Rains Slow Harvest, Some Damage in Southeast

Cotton: Rains Slow Harvest, Some Damage in Southeast

πŸ‘€By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton - Prattville, AL 🕔Oct 8, 2015

“Don’t worry about things beyond your control.” How often have we heard these pearls of wisdom handed down for generations? Though very true, nevertheless, they have been difficult to heed over the past few days. With harvest barely underway, one

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