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Cleveland on Cotton: “Polyester Pollution” Helped Keep Cotton in Historical Price Range – DTN

Cleveland on Cotton: “Polyester Pollution” Helped Keep Cotton in Historical Price Range – DTN

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The declining health of the cotton bull continues to draw discussion, but symptoms are few as he made an impressive stand on the week. The new crop December contract established a new  life of contract high on the week, 75.64

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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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Cleveland On Cotton: When Everything Turns Bullish, What Does That Mean?

Cleveland On Cotton: When Everything Turns Bullish, What Does That Mean?

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Extension Economist, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 5, 2017

I was wrong. The highs are not in. The cotton bull, with freshly sharpened and longer horns, has broken out. The old crop May and July contracts are attempting a run to the 83 cent mark. The new crop December

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Cleveland on Cotton: USDA’s Wild Guessing; Cotton’s Problem and BCI Possibilities

Cleveland on Cotton: USDA’s Wild Guessing; Cotton’s Problem and BCI Possibilities

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Feb 24, 2017

The script many of us wrote months back continues almost word for word.  The market fundamentals have performed true to prediction as has the occasional technical marker.  Somewhat new to the cotton market, and to all commodities as well, have

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Cleveland on Cotton: A Boat Full of Growers, Mills and Speculative Managers

Cleveland on Cotton: A Boat Full of Growers, Mills and Speculative Managers

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Cotton Economist 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Textile mills chipped away at their on-call sales this week, disposing of nearly 50% of them. However, most of the trading was not outright selling, but spread trading (buying the March contract and selling the May contract). Thus, the trading range

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Cleveland on Cotton:  ‘Smaller Production, Larger Consumption, Declining Carryover’ – Oh Yeah!

Cleveland on Cotton: ‘Smaller Production, Larger Consumption, Declining Carryover’ – Oh Yeah!

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

New York ICE cotton futures, buoyed by demand, speculative funds and basic fundamentals, continue to hold tight to the 75-76 cent level. The active trading range remains very narrow, well within a 150-200 point range as the old crop spot

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Cleveland on Cotton: 3 Events Screaming BULLISH at the Same Time

Cleveland on Cotton: 3 Events Screaming BULLISH at the Same Time

🕔Feb 5, 2017

With apologies to Yogi Berra, prediction is difficult, especially when it is about the future.  Another way Yogi said it, “It ain’t over until it is over.”  The opportunity for the nearby cotton futures prices to top 78 cents remains

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Cleveland on Cotton: Pressure is on for Higher Prices; Denim Jeans from a Rock Star

Cleveland on Cotton: Pressure is on for Higher Prices; Denim Jeans from a Rock Star

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jan 27, 2017

Cotton prices jumped higher on each daily close and has now seen higher closes on 7 of the last 8 trading days. In between the market has seen excellent U.S. export sales including marketing year high established this week.  

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Cleveland on Cotton: Textile Mills Behind the 8 Ball; More on the Polyester Teams

Cleveland on Cotton: Textile Mills Behind the 8 Ball; More on the Polyester Teams

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Cotton prices ended on an upbeat as the market spent the week consolidating gains it made two and three weeks ago when it broke above the 72 cent trading mark and established a new trading range. The nearby March New

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Cleveland on Cotton:  Drifting Toward the Mid-70s…Maybe

Cleveland on Cotton: Drifting Toward the Mid-70s…Maybe

👤By O.A. Cleveland, Consulting Economist, Cotton Experts 🕔Dec 23, 2016

Cotton prices slid below 70 cents, basis march for the first time in months as the market enters the last trading week of 2016. The 2017 calendar year should have more positive news in front of it, at least for

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