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DTN Cotton Open: Trades Ahead Near Session Highs

DTN Cotton Open: Trades Ahead Near Session Highs

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

December posted a five-session high. U.S. crop conditions improved slightly, increasing for the third week in a row. Good to excellent cotton in Texas rose to 55%. Cash online sales dipped to 156 bales. Cotton futures traded on the plus

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DTN Cotton Close: Settles at 7-Day High

DTN Cotton Close: Settles at 7-Day High

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Most gins operated at capacity in South Texas last week as harvesting and ginning of a high-yielding, high-quality crop continued. Tenderable cotton accounted for 92.2% of 333,140 bales classed at Corpus Christi. Cotton futures settled on modest gains on thin

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DTN Cotton Open: Trades on Slight Gains

DTN Cotton Open: Trades on Slight Gains

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Aug 21, 2017

December touched four-session high. Trend-following funds reduced their net long position 3,387 lots or 10.9%. Cash online sales totaled 177 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures traded on slight gains early Monday, with December bouncing to a four-session high after

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DTN Cotton Close: Commercial Buying Bolsters Week’s End

DTN Cotton Close: Commercial Buying Bolsters Week’s End

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Cotton finished higher Friday, supported by continued commercial buying interest. The December contract gained $0.37 while the March was up $0.30. For the week December cotton lost $0.97. Comments: Commercial buying continued to support new-crop cotton Friday, indicated by the

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DTN Cotton Open: Quiet Early Gains

DTN Cotton Open: Quiet Early Gains

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Ag markets showed light buying interest overnight into early Friday, though seemed to be losing what little upside momentum existed as the morning played out. Similar to the last two days cotton posted an early gain that may not last

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DTN Cotton Close: Market Salvages Small Gains

DTN Cotton Close: Market Salvages Small Gains

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Cotton was able to salvage small gains after the market watched overnight gains erased early Thursday. Comments: Cotton posted a lackluster session with light commercial buying supporting new-crop December versus the March contract. As expected, weekly export sales and shipment

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DTN Cotton Open: Trades Higher Again Overnight

DTN Cotton Open: Trades Higher Again Overnight

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 17, 2017

Ag markets in general were stronger overnight into early Thursday morning despite a renewed rally by the U.S. dollar. December cotton was up 0.20 with March 0.16 higher. General Comments: Wednesday’s sell-off in cotton left the December contract in position

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DTN Cotton Close: Market Hit By Selling Pressure

DTN Cotton Close: Market Hit By Selling Pressure

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Like most ag markets, cotton struggled throughout the session despite a lower U.S. dollar index. Comments: The cotton market saw selling from both commercial and noncommercial traders Wednesday, unusual action given the lower U.S. dollar index. While the December-to-March futures

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DTN Cotton Open: Firms Slightly Overnight

DTN Cotton Open: Firms Slightly Overnight

👤By Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst 🕔Aug 16, 2017

Ag markets were steady to higher early Wednesday after most have struggled to find buying interest following USDA’s August reports released last Thursday. December cotton was showing a small gain of 0.16 while March was quietly up 0.19. General Comments:

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DTN Cotton Close: Futures Fall Further

DTN Cotton Close: Futures Fall Further

👤By Todd Hultman DTN Analyst 🕔Aug 15, 2017

December cotton closed lower again Tuesday. Much like Monday, cotton prices were pressured by last week’s bearish USDA estimates, a forecast for beneficial rains across the southern U.S., and Tuesday’s higher U.S. dollar index. Comments: December cotton closed down 0.59

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