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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks on Marginal Gains in Early Going

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks on Marginal Gains in Early Going

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 19, 2017

U.S. weekly upland export sales came in at a healthy 253,200 RB, while shipments fell to a marketing year low of 86,100 RB. China reported slightly slower economic growth. Cash online sales slowed to 389 bales on The Seam. Cotton

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DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Narrow-Range Session Mixed

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes Narrow-Range Session Mixed

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Major exporters expected to bear the brunt of the burden of increased global stocks and will be looking to move supplies as harvests come in. Cotton futures finished a narrow-range session mixed Wednesday, with spot December completing an inside day

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Marginally Lower in Quiet Dealings

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Marginally Lower in Quiet Dealings

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Traders looked to export sales report. U.S. housing starts fell 4.7% in September. Cash online cotton sales declined to 656 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked marginally lower within the prior-session range in quiet early dealings Wednesday as traders

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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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DTN Cotton Close: Bounces Off 10-Day Low to Finish Higher

DTN Cotton Close: Bounces Off 10-Day Low to Finish Higher

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Mills priced or rolled 1,692 on-call lots in December in the latest reporting week. Texas harvest reached 30% complete and cotton rated fair and better rose to 86%. Cotton futures settled on modest gains Tuesday, with spot December bouncing off

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Slightly Higher Within Tight Range

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Slightly Higher Within Tight Range

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 17, 2017

U.S. import prices rose in September. U.S. cotton harvest reached 31% complete and conditions improved slightly. Cash online sales increased to 1,697 bales. Cotton futures ticked slightly higher in early dealings Tuesday, with December holding onto a small bounce after

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DTN Cotton Close: 2 Week Low Finish

DTN Cotton Close: 2 Week Low Finish

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Favorable harvest weather expected across much of the U.S. belt this week weighed on market sentiment as weekly classing increased and the percentage of tenderable cotton rose. Market shrugged off more frost in the Texas Plains. Cotton futures closed sharply

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Down Just Off Session Lows

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Down Just Off Session Lows

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 16, 2017

Frost advisory issued for parts of the western and northern cotton areas on the Texas High Plains. Hedge funds upped net longs 950 lots. Cash online sales totaled 888 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked lower in early dealings

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Global Markets: Cotton – Stocks Accumulating Everywhere Outside of China

Global Markets: Cotton – Stocks Accumulating Everywhere Outside of China

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Outside of China, global cotton stocks in 2017/18 are expected to rise by nearly 12 million bales, to a record 53 million. Despite a relatively strong forecast increase in global cotton use (3.8%), a 15 percent expansion in production will

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DTN Cotton Close: Regains Nearly All of Prior-Day Loss

DTN Cotton Close: Regains Nearly All of Prior-Day Loss

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Oct 13, 2017

District crop estimates for Texas raised eyebrows. U.S. commitments stand at 56% of the new USDA export estimate and shipments at 11%. Cotton futures rallied from a shallow dip to finish higher Friday, recovering nearly all of what it lost

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