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Cleveland on Cotton: Mills and Exports Keeping the Charts Moving

Cleveland on Cotton: Mills and Exports Keeping the Charts Moving

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Cotton prices made a run higher this week as export sales and inquiries continue to provide support to the market. The May contract, moves to first notice day and July become the spot month on Monday, April 24.  The continuation

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Cleveland on Cotton: Strong Export Sales Continue; Moisture is Plentiful

Cleveland on Cotton: Strong Export Sales Continue; Moisture is Plentiful

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Apr 7, 2017

With apologies to Willie Nelson and Don Meredith, Turn out the Lights but then, the party is not over just yet. The old crop bull has run his course and new crop plantings will make it difficult for December futures

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Cleveland on Cotton: Planting up 21%; Polyester Pollution is Cotton’s New Best Friend

Cleveland on Cotton: Planting up 21%; Polyester Pollution is Cotton’s New Best Friend

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 31, 2017

The much talked about 2017 Prospective Plantings Report for U.S. cotton was released Friday with little fanfare. The report indicated growers would plant 12.2 million acres, up 21 percent from 2016 and had been expected by most market participants. This

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Cleveland on Cotton: Market Still Trying to Pick its Top – What to do now?

Cleveland on Cotton: Market Still Trying to Pick its Top – What to do now?

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 24, 2017

The cotton bull continues to feed on the record string of export sales and the ever more bullish on-call sales predicament facing the mills. Too, the old bull is not giving up his almost daily run above 79 cents. Yet,

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Cleveland on Cotton: “Polyester Pollution” Helped Keep Cotton in Historical Price Range – DTN

Cleveland on Cotton: “Polyester Pollution” Helped Keep Cotton in Historical Price Range – DTN

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The declining health of the cotton bull continues to draw discussion, but symptoms are few as he made an impressive stand on the week. The new crop December contract established a new  life of contract high on the week, 75.64

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Cleveland on Cotton: 22 Countries in the Mood for Buying – Growers Take Note

Cleveland on Cotton: 22 Countries in the Mood for Buying – Growers Take Note

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 10, 2017

If you like the price enough to plant it, then like the price enough to sell some it.  If you like the price enough to plant it, then like the price enough to sell some it. December futures are expected

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Cleveland On Cotton: When Everything Turns Bullish, What Does That Mean?

Cleveland On Cotton: When Everything Turns Bullish, What Does That Mean?

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Extension Economist, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 5, 2017

I was wrong. The highs are not in. The cotton bull, with freshly sharpened and longer horns, has broken out. The old crop May and July contracts are attempting a run to the 83 cent mark. The new crop December

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Cleveland on Cotton: USDA’s Wild Guessing; Cotton’s Problem and BCI Possibilities

Cleveland on Cotton: USDA’s Wild Guessing; Cotton’s Problem and BCI Possibilities

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Feb 24, 2017

The script many of us wrote months back continues almost word for word.  The market fundamentals have performed true to prediction as has the occasional technical marker.  Somewhat new to the cotton market, and to all commodities as well, have

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Cleveland on Cotton: A Boat Full of Growers, Mills and Speculative Managers

Cleveland on Cotton: A Boat Full of Growers, Mills and Speculative Managers

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Cotton Economist 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Textile mills chipped away at their on-call sales this week, disposing of nearly 50% of them. However, most of the trading was not outright selling, but spread trading (buying the March contract and selling the May contract). Thus, the trading range

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Cleveland on Cotton:  ‘Smaller Production, Larger Consumption, Declining Carryover’ – Oh Yeah!

Cleveland on Cotton: ‘Smaller Production, Larger Consumption, Declining Carryover’ – Oh Yeah!

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Feb 10, 2017

New York ICE cotton futures, buoyed by demand, speculative funds and basic fundamentals, continue to hold tight to the 75-76 cent level. The active trading range remains very narrow, well within a 150-200 point range as the old crop spot

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