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Rose on Cotton: Expect Planted Cotton Acres to Push 12 Million in 2017

Rose on Cotton: Expect Planted Cotton Acres to Push 12 Million in 2017

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The ICE May contract picked up 107 points this week, settling at 78.36. Dec futures picked up 34 points on the week at 75.63 with the July – Dec spread (straddle) finishing the week at a 273 point inversion. The

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Average quotations were 34 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: Strong Exports This Month, but Unlikely to Last

Thompson on Cotton: Strong Exports This Month, but Unlikely to Last

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Mar 16, 2017

As if it’s stuck in a holding pattern, cotton’s December contract has been trading in a very tight two cent range between 73.50 and 75.50. The squeeze between the short trade and long spec community continues to be the major

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Cotton Outlook: U.S. Net Textile and Apparel Imports Steady in 2016

Cotton Outlook: U.S. Net Textile and Apparel Imports Steady in 2016

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 13, 2017

U.S. net textile and apparel fiber imports were stable in calendar year 2016, near 2015’s record. In 2016, net imports approached 15.8 billion raw-fiber-equivalent pounds. Total fiber product imports reached 19.3 billion pounds in 2016, compared with 19.6 billion pounds

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Cleveland on Cotton: 22 Countries in the Mood for Buying – Growers Take Note

Cleveland on Cotton: 22 Countries in the Mood for Buying – Growers Take Note

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 10, 2017

If you like the price enough to plant it, then like the price enough to sell some it.  If you like the price enough to plant it, then like the price enough to sell some it. December futures are expected

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Rose on Cotton: Plenty of Bullish Confidence — Don’t Lose Sight of Ups and Downs

Rose on Cotton: Plenty of Bullish Confidence — Don’t Lose Sight of Ups and Downs

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Mar 10, 2017

The ICE May contract gave back 70 points this week, despite a blockbuster US export report and a supportive updated domestic balance sheet, settling at 77.29.  Dec futures picked up 35 points on the week with the July – Dec

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Global Markets: Cotton – World Ending Stocks Expected to Tighten in 2017/18

Global Markets: Cotton – World Ending Stocks Expected to Tighten in 2017/18

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 10, 2017

On February 24, USDA released its first 2017/18 cotton projections at the Agricultural Outlook Forum, which included a 6-million-bale decline in global ending stocks. However, all of the decline is expected to occur in China, as consumption continues to significantly

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 10, 2017

Average quotations were 164 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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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Mar 3, 2017

Average quotations were 121 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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Rose on Cotton: Bullish Export Report – Who Saw That One Coming?

Rose on Cotton: Bullish Export Report – Who Saw That One Coming?

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Feb 24, 2017

It was the bulls’ turn to scratch a mark in the “W” column this week, with the May contract picking up 105 points, settling at 76.57.  Although the Mar – May spread weakened to more than 200 points of carry

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