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Shurley on Cotton: Oct. Numbers Were Not As Expected—But Prices Hold

Shurley on Cotton: Oct. Numbers Were Not As Expected—But Prices Hold

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Cotton Economist 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Last week, I visited an “apple house” in north Georgia. On this day, there were 3 or 4 bus loads of kids there also—touring the orchards, petting animals, and eating all sorts of yummy stuff. In the store, you could

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Cleveland on Cotton: Maybe We’re Misreading Market Intentions

Cleveland on Cotton: Maybe We’re Misreading Market Intentions

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Oct 13, 2017

After finding the USDA October supply demand report initially bearish, cotton prices rebounded on the idea of stronger demand and significant questions with respect to the size of both the U.S. and foreign crops. Indian prices were very strong and

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Average quotations were 35 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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Shurley on Cotton: Changes in the Loan Program and Rate for 2017

Shurley on Cotton: Changes in the Loan Program and Rate for 2017

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Ag Economist 🕔Oct 9, 2017

The marketing assistance loan (MAL) is an important tool used by many producers and marketing associations in cotton pricing and risk management. In addition to research and farmer education, I teach courses in commodity marketing and agricultural policy and I

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Rose on Cotton: ‘The Pipeline is Empty and Merchants are Eager’

Rose on Cotton: ‘The Pipeline is Empty and Merchants are Eager’

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean, The Rose Report 🕔Oct 6, 2017

ICE cotton futures once again finished relatively close to where they ended the previous week, although this week’s trading action had some upside momentum in reaction to tropical weather. The Dec contract picked up 39 points on the week while

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 6, 2017

Average quotations were 65 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-

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Thompson on Cotton: Market Quiets Down with Signs of Strengthening Demand

Thompson on Cotton: Market Quiets Down with Signs of Strengthening Demand

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Oct 5, 2017

It’s been several days since our last market commentary, but with the market settling into a very narrow trading range of 67 to 69 cents, there has been little to talk about. Considering the thrills and spills we’ve experienced over

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Average quotations were 37 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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Rose on Cotton: Strong Export Turnaround Doesn’t Impress Traders

Rose on Cotton: Strong Export Turnaround Doesn’t Impress Traders

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivals, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Sep 22, 2017

The ICE Dec contract gave up 61 points on the week, settling at 68.46, although it did manage to challenge the 70.00 level on Mon. The Mar contract lost 41 points, resulting in a modest weakening of the continuing Dec

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Cleveland on Cotton: Bullish Factors Battle Against Global Production

Cleveland on Cotton: Bullish Factors Battle Against Global Production

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Cotton prices kept their grip on 69 cents, basis December during the week, but short term signals and long term fundamentals continue to favor the market testing its 65 cent price support. While the market does have a few bullish

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