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Thompson on Cotton: Cat and Mouse Between Mills and Specs Continues

Thompson on Cotton: Cat and Mouse Between Mills and Specs Continues

👤By Jeff Thompson, Autauga Quality Cotton Association 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Last week saw all three contract months, May, July and December, more than recoup their losses from the previous week. Such volatility is always seen as we approach the expiration of a futures contract with the big trading houses readjusting

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Rose on Cotton: Crop Worth Less in the Future? Time to Get Some Protection Now.

Rose on Cotton: Crop Worth Less in the Future? Time to Get Some Protection Now.

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Apr 21, 2017

The bulls were again winners in an exciting week for longs and producers. In last week’s report, I said the markets bias would be near unchanged to a bit lower. I was wrong.   Despite the impending First Notice Day,

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Cleveland on Cotton: Mills and Exports Keeping the Charts Moving

Cleveland on Cotton: Mills and Exports Keeping the Charts Moving

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Cotton prices made a run higher this week as export sales and inquiries continue to provide support to the market. The May contract, moves to first notice day and July become the spot month on Monday, April 24.  The continuation

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Average quotations were 310 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 🕔Apr 14, 2017

Average quotations were down 12 points from 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: Global Stocks in 2016/17 Lowest in 5 Years

Cotton Outlook: Global Stocks in 2016/17 Lowest in 5 Years

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 13, 2017

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture cotton projections for 2016/17 indicate that world ending stocks are forecast at 90.9 million bales, 6 percent below the previous season and 19 percent (nearly 21 million bales) lower than 2014/15’s record of 111.7

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Shurley on Cotton: Exports Get Another Revision Upward

Shurley on Cotton: Exports Get Another Revision Upward

👤By Don Shurley, University of Georgia Cotton Economist 🕔Apr 12, 2017

USDA’s monthly supply and demand estimates were released today. As expected, US cotton exports for the 2016 crop year (which ends July 31) were increased. Exports are now projected to total 14 million bales. This is an increase of 800,000

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WASDE Cotton: Higher U.S. Exports, Lower Ending Stocks

WASDE Cotton: Higher U.S. Exports, Lower Ending Stocks

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 11, 2017

The 2016/17 U.S. cotton supply and demand forecasts show higher exports and lower ending stocks relative to last month. Production and domestic mill use are unchanged. The export forecast is raised 800,000 bales to 14.0 million, based on strong export

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Cleveland on Cotton: Strong Export Sales Continue; Moisture is Plentiful

Cleveland on Cotton: Strong Export Sales Continue; Moisture is Plentiful

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Apr 7, 2017

With apologies to Willie Nelson and Don Meredith, Turn out the Lights but then, the party is not over just yet. The old crop bull has run his course and new crop plantings will make it difficult for December futures

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Rose on Cotton: Take Advantage of Current Prices or Wait for A Rally?

Rose on Cotton: Take Advantage of Current Prices or Wait for A Rally?

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Apr 7, 2017

The bulls ran out of steam this week, allowing the bears to maul them with the lead May contract losing 387 points; the July contract gave up 312 points and the Dec 180.  The nearby May – July spread weakened

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