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Cleveland on Cotton: What a Week! What a Roll!

Cleveland on Cotton: What a Week! What a Roll!

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Dec 15, 2017

With apologies to Mr. Rogers, It’s a wonderful day in the neighborhood and the cotton market has been mine. What a roll. Despite the bearish interpretation of the past two WASDE reports, price action on ICE has clearly demonstrated that

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Rose on Cotton: What’s Fueling this Market Run?

Rose on Cotton: What’s Fueling this Market Run?

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean - The Rose Report 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Cotton bulls extended their weekly streak to eight on a tightening world balance sheet and continued strong US export sales business, with the Mar contract gaining 220 points on the week (around 900 for the current streak). The Mar –

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 15, 2017

Average quotations were 68 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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Cleveland on Cotton: Bullish Market Except for the Abundance of Low Mic Fiber

Cleveland on Cotton: Bullish Market Except for the Abundance of Low Mic Fiber

👤O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Dec 8, 2017

The long awaited rally above 70 cents appeared to mature this week as the March contract has gained five cents just since November. I am reminded of my friend that sold his cotton in November and then commented that the

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Cleveland on Cotton: World Stocks Tighten as Consumption Increases

Cleveland on Cotton: World Stocks Tighten as Consumption Increases

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

Driven by tightening world stocks and led by an ever increasing world consumption, cotton prices continue to move higher.  The nearby March contract settled the week 73.28 with the 2018 July at 74.05.   Export demand continues to drive the

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 1, 2017

Average quotations were 178 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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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 24, 2017

Average quotations were 97 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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Thompson On Cotton: 2 Factors Offer Potential Price Support In 2018

Thompson On Cotton: 2 Factors Offer Potential Price Support In 2018

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Nov 22, 2017

“The cotton crop of 2017, yeah I remember it well, not an easy one considering….” Such words will be uttered in gin offices and coffee shops across the Cotton Belt for many years to come. Its amazing how certain crops

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Shurley on Cotton: Use Is Key to Price Strength and Stability

Shurley on Cotton: Use Is Key to Price Strength and Stability

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Ag Economist 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Back in May, when most of the 2017 cotton crop still remained to be planted, USDA released its first supply and demand projections for the 2017 crop marketing year. That first projection for total World use was 115.75 million bales.

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Cleveland on Cotton: A Battle of Supply vs Supply

Cleveland on Cotton: A Battle of Supply vs Supply

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

The U.S. is running out of cotton, again.  Likely, a few of you are thinking my medication has gotten the best of me.  The November USDA world supply demand report estimated U.S. carryover would balloon to 6.1 million bales.  I

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