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DTN Cotton Open: Trades Ahead Near Session Highs

DTN Cotton Open: Trades Ahead Near Session Highs

πŸ‘€By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Aug 22, 2017

December posted a five-session high. U.S. crop conditions improved slightly, increasing for the third week in a row. Good to excellent cotton in Texas rose to 55%. Cash online sales dipped to 156 bales. Cotton futures traded on the plus

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles at 7-Day High

DTN Cotton Close: Settles at 7-Day High

πŸ‘€By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Most gins operated at capacity in South Texas last week as harvesting and ginning of a high-yielding, high-quality crop continued. Tenderable cotton accounted for 92.2% of 333,140 bales classed at Corpus Christi. Cotton futures settled on modest gains on thin

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DTN Cotton Open: Trades on Slight Gains

DTN Cotton Open: Trades on Slight Gains

πŸ‘€By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Aug 21, 2017

December touched four-session high. Trend-following funds reduced their net long position 3,387 lots or 10.9%. Cash online sales totaled 177 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded on slight gains early Monday, with December bouncing to a four-session high after

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Rose on Cotton: Bears on a Roll – Keep Your Eye on Dec.

Rose on Cotton: Bears on a Roll – Keep Your Eye on Dec.

πŸ‘€By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Bears are now winners on 3 consecutive weeks, with Dec giving back 334 points over the period.Β  The Dec contract gave up 97 points on the week while Mar lost 99, the inversion remaining essentially unchanged at 22. US cotton

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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

πŸ‘€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. Β  With production in the world’s leading exporting countries increasing, textile mills will find a

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DTN Cotton Close: Commercial Buying Bolsters Week’s End

DTN Cotton Close: Commercial Buying Bolsters Week’s End

πŸ‘€By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Cotton finished higher Friday, supported by continued commercial buying interest. The December contract gained $0.37 while the March was up $0.30. For the week December cotton lost $0.97. Comments: Commercial buying continued to support new-crop cotton Friday, indicated by the

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DTN Cotton Open: Quiet Early Gains

DTN Cotton Open: Quiet Early Gains

πŸ‘€By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Ag markets showed light buying interest overnight into early Friday, though seemed to be losing what little upside momentum existed as the morning played out. Similar to the last two days cotton posted an early gain that may not last

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DTN Cotton Close: Market Salvages Small Gains

DTN Cotton Close: Market Salvages Small Gains

πŸ‘€By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Cotton was able to salvage small gains after the market watched overnight gains erased early Thursday. Comments: Cotton posted a lackluster session with light commercial buying supporting new-crop December versus the March contract. As expected, weekly export sales and shipment

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DTN Cotton Open: Trades Higher Again Overnight

DTN Cotton Open: Trades Higher Again Overnight

πŸ‘€By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Ag markets in general were stronger overnight into early Thursday morning despite a renewed rally by the U.S. dollar. December cotton was up 0.20 with March 0.16 higher. General Comments: Wednesday’s sell-off in cotton left the December contract in position

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DTN Cotton Close: Market Hit By Selling Pressure

DTN Cotton Close: Market Hit By Selling Pressure

πŸ‘€By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Like most ag markets, cotton struggled throughout the session despite a lower U.S. dollar index. Comments: The cotton market saw selling from both commercial and noncommercial traders Wednesday, unusual action given the lower U.S. dollar index. While the December-to-March futures

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