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DTN Cotton Close: Settles Higher on Subdued Volume

DTN Cotton Close: Settles Higher on Subdued Volume

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jun 27, 2017

Big drop in certified stocks noted. Outside-day reversals up may have encouraged follow-through buying. Rains lifted spirits in the Texas Plains. California mapped about 291,600 acres of cotton. Cotton futures settled higher on subdued volume Tuesday, up 34 to 77

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Slightly Higher in Quiet Trade

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Slightly Higher in Quiet Trade

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jun 27, 2017

U.S. crop conditions declined last week, with good to excellent dropping to 57%, compared with 56% a year ago. Additional 240 July delivery notices issued. Cotton futures traded mostly slightly higher in quiet early dealings Tuesday, positioned for the third

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DTN Cotton Close: Rallies Off New Dec. Low

DTN Cotton Close: Rallies Off New Dec. Low

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jun 26, 2017

Traders eyed U.S. planted acreage report amid perceptions July notices are moving into strong commercial hands. Slight increase on average expected from March intentions. Cotton futures rallied off yet another new intraday low for the move to finish on a

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DTN Cotton Open: Trades Mixed As Dec. Ticks Lower

DTN Cotton Open: Trades Mixed As Dec. Ticks Lower

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jun 26, 2017

First-day July notices totaled 828 lots. Rains fell overnight in a broad Texas High Plains area accompanied by some hail and strong winds. Trend-following funds cut net longs to 45,183 lots, smallest since May 31, 2016. Cotton futures traded mixed

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Rose on Cotton: This Crop is a Mixed Bag in a Bearish Situation

Rose on Cotton: This Crop is a Mixed Bag in a Bearish Situation

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jun 23, 2017

The bears continue to maul our market. The Dec and Mar contracts gave up 236 and 240 points on the week, respectively, although July picked up 77 points ahead of its notice period. The Dec – Mar spread remains very

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DTN Cotton Close: Snaps 10-Session Losing Streak in Dec.

DTN Cotton Close: Snaps 10-Session Losing Streak in Dec.

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Mills stepped up their pricing in spot July to a hefty 11,322 lots. U.S. 2016-crop upland cotton under loan declined to 996,646 RB. Cotton futures settled higher in traded contracts across the board Friday, up 15 to 151 points, as

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Average quotations were 439 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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Thompson on Cotton: Will the Dec. Contract Spike Once July Expires?

Thompson on Cotton: Will the Dec. Contract Spike Once July Expires?

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Jun 23, 2017

The cotton market has been no place for the faint of heart in recent weeks. Both the July and December contracts have taken it on the chin, with funds liquidating their July longs and the trade content to watch it

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Fractionally Lower Beyond July

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Fractionally Lower Beyond July

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jun 23, 2017

December positioned for third weekly loss in a row and eighth in the last nine weeks. China’s May imports reported up 9.25% from a year ago. Cotton futures traded fractionally lower beyond soon-to-mature July early Friday, with December positioned for

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DTN Cotton Close: Tumbles to New Low in Dec.

DTN Cotton Close: Tumbles to New Low in Dec.

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Jun 22, 2017

U.S. export commitments reached nearly 105% of the USDA estimate for 2016-17 and already 30% of the 2017-18 projection. Rain prospects promising for Texas Plains, but previous disappointments noted. Cotton futures tumbled to triple-digit closing losses in most contracts beyond

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