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DTN Cotton Close: Scores 2nd Day of Triple-Digit Gains

DTN Cotton Close: Scores 2nd Day of Triple-Digit Gains

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 14, 2017

March got within a tick of its contract high and May and July hit new contract peaks. U.S. export commitments stand at 73% of USDA’s 2017-18 projection. Cotton Council pleased with U.S. team’s WTO efforts. Cotton futures jumped to triple-digit

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DTN Cotton Open: Jumps to New High for Move

DTN Cotton Open: Jumps to New High for Move

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 14, 2017

U.S. weekly upland export sales topped expectations at 259,700 running bales and shipments fell to 166,600 RB. Cash online sales dropped to 19,121 bales on The Seam as grower sales slipped to 15,871 bales. Cotton futures jumped to a new

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DTN Cotton Close: Surges to Triple-Digit Gains

DTN Cotton Close: Surges to Triple-Digit Gains

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

U.S. crop quality has continued to draw discussion, with an estimated 46% of the upland output expected to come from a record Texas output. Crop estimate on High Plains raised 175,000 bales to 5.57 million. Cotton futures surged to triple-digit

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Global Markets: Cotton – India’s Stocks Lower on Higher Use

Global Markets: Cotton – India’s Stocks Lower on Higher Use

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 13, 2017

India’s forecast 2017/18 ending stocks have been lowered substantially in the December WASDE, from 13.2 million bales to 11.7 million. This change partly reflects a 500,000-bale cut to production, only partly offset by a 300,000-bale cut in exports, but is

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Higher as Traders Digest USDA Data

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Higher as Traders Digest USDA Data

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

Financial markets await outcome of Federal Reserve policy meeting later in the day. Cash online cotton sales grew to 21,066 bales, including 18,523 bales of grower sales. Cotton futures ticked higher Wednesday as traders continued to digest the prior day’s

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DTN Cotton Close: Slips on Heels of USDA’s Supply-Demand Data

DTN Cotton Close: Slips on Heels of USDA’s Supply-Demand Data

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 12, 2017

March closed on marginal loss. U.S. crop estimate raised slightly, exports hiked and ending stocks reduced from last month. Record yield still forecast. World estimates featured lower beginning stocks, production and ending stocks. Cotton futures reversed off a triple-digit gain,

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DTN Cotton Open: Bounces from Shallow Overnight Dip

DTN Cotton Open: Bounces from Shallow Overnight Dip

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 12, 2017

Market traded modestly higher ahead of USDA report later in the day. Fed set to open two-day policy meeting. Cash online sales declined to 10,842 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded modestly higher in early dealings Tuesday as traders

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DTN Cotton Close: Market Moves Down as Traders Tweak Positions

DTN Cotton Close: Market Moves Down as Traders Tweak Positions

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 11, 2017

U.S. upland classing reached 11.827 million RB, up from 10.708 million RB graded a year ago. Crop estimate for China reduced and import estimate increased by U.S. agricultural attach. Cotton futures settled lower for a second session Monday as traders

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DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Modestly Lower on Follow-Through Action

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Modestly Lower on Follow-Through Action

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Dec 11, 2017

March traded below prior-session low. Trend-following funds boost net longs to the largest since June. Cash online sales fell to 12,519 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked modestly lower in early dealings Monday, with March slipping below the prior-session

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 8, 2017

Average quotations were 89 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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