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Rose on Cotton: Bears on a Roll – Keep Your Eye on Dec.

Rose on Cotton: Bears on a Roll – Keep Your Eye on Dec.

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Bears are now winners on 3 consecutive weeks, with Dec giving back 334 points over the period.  The Dec contract gave up 97 points on the week while Mar lost 99, the inversion remaining essentially unchanged at 22. US cotton

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Rose on Cotton: Stocks are Tight; Think About Forward Contracting

Rose on Cotton: Stocks are Tight; Think About Forward Contracting

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean, The Rose Report 🕔Aug 4, 2017

ICE cotton continued higher this week on tightening old crop stocks with the Dec and Mar contracts each gaining 182 points with the Dec Mar spread, of course, remaining unchanged at an inversion of 57 points.  The verdict is in

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Rose on Cotton: Oversold Market Got a Win this Week

Rose on Cotton: Oversold Market Got a Win this Week

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivals, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jul 21, 2017

ICE cotton bulls notched a win on the week with the Dec and Mar contracts gaining 184 and 200 points on the week, respectively.  The Dec – Mar spread finished the week near unchanged, inverted at 31 points.   Demand,

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Rose on Cotton: Bears in the House; New Crop Sales Slowing Down

Rose on Cotton: Bears in the House; New Crop Sales Slowing Down

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jul 14, 2017

The bears were solid winners on the week with the Dec and Mar contracts giving up 201 and 227 points, respectively.  The net effect of this week’s trading action was a strengthening of the Dec – Mar spread to an

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Rose on Cotton: Demand is Outstanding; Dec Still Looking Friendly

Rose on Cotton: Demand is Outstanding; Dec Still Looking Friendly

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivals, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jul 7, 2017

The bull and the bears fought to a draw this week on ICE Dec futures while the bulls notched a decent win in Mar, with the inaugural 2018 futures contract gaining 81 points. The Dec – Mar spread weakened over

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Rose on Cotton: It’s a Weather Market – Especially in Texas

Rose on Cotton: It’s a Weather Market – Especially in Texas

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jun 30, 2017

The fundamental story line has been altered somewhat this week with the bulls turning out winners on both the Dec and Mar contracts.  Dec and Mar gained 157 and 55 points, respectively, as the Dec – Mar spread made a

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Rose on Cotton: This Crop is a Mixed Bag in a Bearish Situation

Rose on Cotton: This Crop is a Mixed Bag in a Bearish Situation

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jun 23, 2017

The bears continue to maul our market. The Dec and Mar contracts gave up 236 and 240 points on the week, respectively, although July picked up 77 points ahead of its notice period. The Dec – Mar spread remains very

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Rose On Cotton: Demand Fails To Offset Negative Trend

Rose On Cotton: Demand Fails To Offset Negative Trend

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jun 16, 2017

The bulls took it on the chin again this week in what has seemed like a race to the bottom, which is something that we discuss later herein. The Dec and July contracts gave up 318 and 381 points on

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Rose on Cotton: July Might be Ready for a Bounce

Rose on Cotton: July Might be Ready for a Bounce

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔May 26, 2017

The bears got to scratch another mark in the “W” column this week with the July and Dec contracts giving up 236 and 66 points, respectively.  The July – Dec straddle remains significantly inverted at 430 points of negative carry,

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Rose On Cotton: Market Hits Thin Air — Now What?

Rose On Cotton: Market Hits Thin Air — Now What?

👤By Louis Rose, The Rose Report 🕔May 20, 2017

The July contract began the week with a rash of short-covering, no doubt spurred by ICE’s weekend decision to significantly increase margin requirements. July gapped well over 100 points higher on the opening bell last Sunday evening and touched 87.18

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