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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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Cleveland on Cotton: Snoozer of a Week

Cleveland on Cotton: Snoozer of a Week

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jun 2, 2017

The cotton market snoozed all week, marking time, watching crop development, and assuring itself that plenty of moisture would fall on the big Texas acreage. Trading was very reminiscent of the Dog Days of August with all parties sleeping—and it

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Cleveland on Cotton: Demand for the 2017-2018 U.S. Crop Continues

Cleveland on Cotton: Demand for the 2017-2018 U.S. Crop Continues

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔May 26, 2017

Just as expected the trade regrouped and blasted the old crop July out of the sky, driving it down to just 77 cents by week’s end. There may be another weak challenge of 80 cents, but not likely. On-call sales

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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: 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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