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Rose on Cotton: Expect Planted Cotton Acres to Push 12 Million in 2017

Rose on Cotton: Expect Planted Cotton Acres to Push 12 Million in 2017

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Mar 17, 2017

The ICE May contract picked up 107 points this week, settling at 78.36. Dec futures picked up 34 points on the week at 75.63 with the July – Dec spread (straddle) finishing the week at a 273 point inversion. The

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Rose on Cotton: Plenty of Bullish Confidence — Don’t Lose Sight of Ups and Downs

Rose on Cotton: Plenty of Bullish Confidence — Don’t Lose Sight of Ups and Downs

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Mar 10, 2017

The ICE May contract gave back 70 points this week, despite a blockbuster US export report and a supportive updated domestic balance sheet, settling at 77.29.  Dec futures picked up 35 points on the week with the July – Dec

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Rose On Cotton: Read The “Dollar Cotton” Joke But Remember The Moral

Rose On Cotton: Read The “Dollar Cotton” Joke But Remember The Moral

👤By Louis Rose, The Rose Report 🕔Mar 3, 2017

The bulls posted consecutive weekly wins on the May contract with this week’s 77.99 settlement. The ICE May contract gained a very respectable 142 points on the week, although the bulk of the gain was the product of a late

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Rose on Cotton: Bullish Export Report – Who Saw That One Coming?

Rose on Cotton: Bullish Export Report – Who Saw That One Coming?

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Feb 24, 2017

It was the bulls’ turn to scratch a mark in the “W” column this week, with the May contract picking up 105 points, settling at 76.57.  Although the Mar – May spread weakened to more than 200 points of carry

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Rose on Cotton: Two Strategies for Pricing the 2017 Crop

Rose on Cotton: Two Strategies for Pricing the 2017 Crop

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Feb 10, 2017

In what was effectively a swan song, the Mar contract gave up 59 points on the week as Goldman and other funds continued to either roll long positions into deferred months or simply take a breather on the sidelines. By

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Rose on Cotton: Demand for U.S. Cotton is “Stellar”

Rose on Cotton: Demand for U.S. Cotton is “Stellar”

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jan 27, 2017

The Mar contract gained 181 points on strong US export business and ahead of the index fund rolling periods, settling at 74.85. OI contracted significantly in Mar over the past week while the nearby spread showed signs of weakening, both

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Rose On Cotton: Market Moves, Despite Much Fundamental News

Rose On Cotton: Market Moves, Despite Much Fundamental News

👤By Louis Rose IV, The Rose Report 🕔Jan 6, 2017

The bulls were winners during the holiday-shortened initiation week of 2017 with the lead Mar contract surging, gaining 334 points (settling at 73.99) and trading nearly 600 points on last week’s intraweek low.  Trading action for the week featured the

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Rose on Cotton: Consolidation Strengthens Bears and Bulls, Even During Holidays

Rose on Cotton: Consolidation Strengthens Bears and Bulls, Even During Holidays

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Dec 24, 2016

The ICE Mar contract gave up 117 points on the week before Christmas, with fresh mill buying and mill on-call fixations apparently muting the effects of speculative liquidation. The Mar contract finished the week at 69.87 with the nearby spread

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Rose On Cotton: Solidly Good News On Shipments

Rose On Cotton: Solidly Good News On Shipments

👤By Louis Rose, The Rose Report 🕔Dec 9, 2016

The ICE Mar contract gave up 24 points on the week as the market negotiated improving demand for US cotton for export and loosening domestic and world supplies, finishing the week at 70.81. The nearby spread strengthened 18 points on

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Rose on Cotton: Weekly Windfall for U.S. Growers May Not Last

Rose on Cotton: Weekly Windfall for U.S. Growers May Not Last

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Nov 18, 2016

The ICE cotton market was friendly to producers this week, with both the Dec and deferred contracts reacting to a myriad of factors that were interpreted as bullish.  The Mar contract surged, gaining 330 points on the week while the

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