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Cleveland on Cotton: Is it Over? Don’t Bet on It.

Cleveland on Cotton: Is it Over? Don’t Bet on It.

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔May 19, 2017

The 1965 hit lyrics, “Catch Us if You Can,” came to pass this week as the speculative funds caught the merchants and trade flat-footed and refused to let them out of the market until they had extracted a bucket of

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔May 19, 2017

Average quotations were 420 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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Cotton Outlook: World Consumption To Exceed Production in 2017/18

Cotton Outlook: World Consumption To Exceed Production in 2017/18

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

The initial U.S. Department of Agriculture cotton projections for 2017/18 indicate that world cotton consumption will rise slightly and exceed production for the third consecutive season. Global cotton mill use is projected to expand further in 2017/18 to nearly 115.8

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Rose on Cotton: Holding Firm – Are You Gonna be a King of the Coffee Shop?

Rose on Cotton: Holding Firm – Are You Gonna be a King of the Coffee Shop?

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔May 12, 2017

The bulls were winners in old crop July this week – and in a large way – while (unfortunately for producers) the bears were winners in the Dec, albeit it modestly.  For the week July surged, picking up 441 points.

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Cleveland on Cotton: Limit Locked as Prices Went Higher – Watch Out!

Cleveland on Cotton: Limit Locked as Prices Went Higher – Watch Out!

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔May 12, 2017

Mad cow disease. Driven by mill on-call fixations cotton prices shot more than 5 cents higher at week’s end, locking limit up. Likely, the price surge is not done yet as going into the week mills needed to fix the

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤fROM usda 🕔May 12, 2017

Average quotations were 136 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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Shurley on Cotton: Is This the Wake-Up Call We’ve Been Expecting?

Shurley on Cotton: Is This the Wake-Up Call We’ve Been Expecting?

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia 🕔May 12, 2017

Many years ago, a young man didn’t take his schooling serious enough and ended up spending some time at lovely Fort Polk, Louisiana. That young man was me and that was my wake-up call. It forever changed my life. I

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WASDE Cotton: U.S. Production Anticipated to Rise 12%

WASDE Cotton: U.S. Production Anticipated to Rise 12%

👤From USDA 🕔May 10, 2017

A projected 2017/18 U.S. cotton crop of 19.2 million bales is expected to sharply increase next season’s ending stocks.  Production is anticipated to rise 12 percent from 2016/17, based on 12.2 million planted acres as indicated in Prospective Plantings, combined

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Rose on Cotton: Politicians Took Swipe at Cotton Industry; WASDE Reports Next Week

Rose on Cotton: Politicians Took Swipe at Cotton Industry; WASDE Reports Next Week

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔May 5, 2017

The bulls held their own through Thursday, but on Friday they either ran out of steam or just simply threw in the towel. The July and Dec contracts finished the week with losses of 110 and 50 points, respectively. The

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Thompson on Cotton: Mills Still Have 4.5M Bales to Price

Thompson on Cotton: Mills Still Have 4.5M Bales to Price

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔May 5, 2017

There has been little change in the cotton market since our last commentary. The December contract closed yesterday at 74.75, only 13 points above where it began this week. With that in mind, I usually don’t write a market commentary

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