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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Quietly Little Changed

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Quietly Little Changed

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Mar 28, 2017

Spot May confined to mere 25-point range. Talk of more Fed interest rate rises this year may have helped to steady the U.S. dollar. Cash online grower and business sales dwindled to 528 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles Near Low as Acreage Report Looms

DTN Cotton Close: Settles Near Low as Acreage Report Looms

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

Strong correlation noted between cotton planted area and the ratios of expected cotton prices to corn and soybeans, adjusted for soil moisture on the Texas High Plains at planting time. Planting neared completion in the Texas valley. Upland loans outstanding

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Bit Lower As Dollar, Stocks Skid

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Bit Lower As Dollar, Stocks Skid

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

Trend-following funds reduced net longs a second week, adding shorts and liquidating longs. Cash online sales declined to 6,466 bales on The Seam. Cotlook introduced the 2017-18 Forward A Index. Cotton futures ticked a bit lower in relatively quiet early

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Rose On Cotton: Recent Weakness May Be Partly Tied To Political Events

Rose On Cotton: Recent Weakness May Be Partly Tied To Political Events

👤By Louis Rose, The Rose Report 🕔Mar 26, 2017

It was a trying, frustrating, if not outright miserable week for bullish row crop investors, with ICE cotton joining the CME grains in posting weekly setbacks. CME bulls took a shellacking, while cotton optimists were punished less severely. The ICE

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles Mixed for 2nd Session

DTN Cotton Close: Settles Mixed for 2nd Session

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Old-crop contracts close higher for day but down for week. Mills added a board total of 803 lots to their unpriced on-call position. Cotton futures traded on both sides of the prior day’s ranges in old-crop contracts and closed mixed

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Average quotations were slightly 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, uniformity

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles Narrowly Mixed

DTN Cotton Close: Settles Narrowly Mixed

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

U.S. all-cotton export commitments rose to 97% of the USDA estimate and shipments reached 61% of the forecast. Combined weekly sales for shipment this season and next totaled a bulging 539,600 RB. Cotton futures completed a tight, inside-range day narrowly

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Modestly Higher Amid Robust Exports

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Modestly Higher Amid Robust Exports

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

U.S. weekly upland export sales maintained a robust pace at 328,200 running bales, while shipments remained strong at 379,700 RB. Cash online grower and business sales slipped to 4,411 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked modestly higher Thursday, remaining

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DTN Cotton Close: Regains Prior Day Losses in May

DTN Cotton Close: Regains Prior Day Losses in May

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

U.S. prospective plantings pegged at 11.9 million acres in Bloomberg survey. Slowdown again expected in torrid U.S. weekly export sales. Cotton futures settled higher Wednesday, with spot May trading on either side of the prior-day range and regaining on the

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks on Modest Gains in Early Going

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks on Modest Gains in Early Going

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

May bounced a day after testing a chart support area. Cash online sales increased to 5,266 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded on modest gains in the early going Wednesday, a day after testing an important chart support area.

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