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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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Rose on Cotton: Holding Firm – Are You Gonna be a King of the Coffee Shop?

Rose on Cotton: Holding Firm – Are You Gonna be a King of the Coffee Shop?

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔May 12, 2017

The bulls were winners in old crop July this week – and in a large way – while (unfortunately for producers) the bears were winners in the Dec, albeit it modestly.  For the week July surged, picking up 441 points.

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Rose on Cotton: Politicians Took Swipe at Cotton Industry; WASDE Reports Next Week

Rose on Cotton: Politicians Took Swipe at Cotton Industry; WASDE Reports Next Week

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔May 5, 2017

The bulls held their own through Thursday, but on Friday they either ran out of steam or just simply threw in the towel. The July and Dec contracts finished the week with losses of 110 and 50 points, respectively. The

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Rose on Cotton: Wet Weather Holding Planters Back; Watch Dec Contract

Rose on Cotton: Wet Weather Holding Planters Back; Watch Dec Contract

👤Louis W Rose IV, Rose Commodity Group 🕔Apr 28, 2017

The bulls took a break this week with the ICE July and Dec contracts giving back 46 and 34 points on the week, respectively. The July – Dec straddle finished the week at a 425 point inversion, down just slightly

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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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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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Rose on Cotton: Forward Contracts – Read the Fine Print or Get Help Before Signing

Rose on Cotton: Forward Contracts – Read the Fine Print or Get Help Before Signing

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Mar 31, 2017

The ICE May contract and the nearby May – July spread effectively finished unchanged on the week on extremely strong demand data and bearish new crop acreage data.  The Dec contract was less affected by the torrid pace of US

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