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Cleveland on Cotton: Promising Crop Makes 70 Cent Dec. Looking Doubtful

Cleveland on Cotton: Promising Crop Makes 70 Cent Dec. Looking Doubtful

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The anticipated big U.S. crop took cotton prices lower on the week as reports from both India and China suggested those crops were progressing well.   With production in the world’s leading exporting countries increasing, textile mills will find a

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Cleveland on Cotton: Stunned by WASDE Report? It Ain’t Over Yet.

Cleveland on Cotton: Stunned by WASDE Report? It Ain’t Over Yet.

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Rain makes grain, and cotton too it seems!  The market was stunned on report day, but discounted the report at the end of the week. (A USDA report is very good at humbling private market analysts.)  Yet, we must stick

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Cleveland on Cotton: Rain Washes Over West Texas Acres; Don’t Be Greedy

Cleveland on Cotton: Rain Washes Over West Texas Acres; Don’t Be Greedy

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Aug 4, 2017

The stage is being set for one heck of a play!! Mother Nature came back into play and instead of boosting West Texas production with adequate moisture, she likely washed away some acreage and played havoc with plant growth, regrowth

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Cleveland on Cotton: Short Run Favors the Bulls; Fundamentals vs. Technicals

Cleveland on Cotton: Short Run Favors the Bulls; Fundamentals vs. Technicals

👤By O.A. Cotton, O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jul 28, 2017

The new crop December futures contract simply got too close to 69 cents and had to back off lest the bulls get too excited. All contracts closed the week in the red. While growers are wanting to see a 70-72

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Cleveland on Cotton: World Crop Size; Concerns Over India

Cleveland on Cotton: World Crop Size; Concerns Over India

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

The 2017 Cotton Round Table held last week with ICE in New York at the New York Stock Exchange focused on the size of the 2017 world crop with emphasis on production prospects in India, the U.S., China and Pakistan.

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Cleveland on Cotton: Oversold! Buyers Still Looking for High Quality

Cleveland on Cotton: Oversold! Buyers Still Looking for High Quality

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jul 14, 2017

The cotton invert continues as both the U.S. and Australian crops are oversold. The October-December is holding on to just a 60 point spread while the December-March is dangling by a mere 47 points.   Given the robust export market

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Cleveland on Cotton: Anticipating 19Mln Bales; USDA Report on Wednesday

Cleveland on Cotton: Anticipating 19Mln Bales; USDA Report on Wednesday

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

Beneficial rains in both India and the United States kept pressure on cotton prices during the week as the December futures contract, in a rare event, settled the week unchanged at 68.59. Thus, the market continues to consolidate June loses

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Cleveland on Cotton: USDA Planting Report Brought the Bulls Roaring Back

Cleveland on Cotton: USDA Planting Report Brought the Bulls Roaring Back

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jul 3, 2017

Fundamentals do matter…after all. USDA’s annual June 30 planting report sent cotton prices to triple digit gains at week’s end after consecutive very bullish weekly export sales reports had been met with lower prices. Yet, it was the smaller than

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Cleveland On Cotton: Don’t Blame The Export Market

Cleveland On Cotton: Don’t Blame The Export Market

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jun 23, 2017

After an unprecedented ten-day drop, December cotton prices scratched out a higher close at week’s end. Lower prices had been expected, but only down to 67.00-67.50 cents in the near term. The historic rule suggests a six-day drop is possible,

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Cleveland on Cotton: Keep in Mind – WASDE Estimates are Fluid

Cleveland on Cotton: Keep in Mind – WASDE Estimates are Fluid

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jun 9, 2017

USDA’s June supply demand report sent old crop and new crop prices lower at week’s end as the marked absorbed thoughts larger crops on the horizon in importing countries as well as the Franc Zone.  World production was projected at

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