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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: 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: Bullish News Disappeared – Producers Face 2 Challenges

Rose on Cotton: Bullish News Disappeared – Producers Face 2 Challenges

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

The bears were winners this week on the ICE cotton contracts, with May posting a 157 point setback, settling at 75.52.  The nearby spread continued to weaken, finishing Fri at 204 points of carry amid what has thus far been

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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: Bears on the Prowl after Surprising WASDE Report

Rose on Cotton: Bears on the Prowl after Surprising WASDE Report

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jan 13, 2017

The bulls won last week — this week it was the bears with the Mar contract giving back 172 points on the week, settling at 72.27.  Spreads weakened over the course of the week, but the July – Dec spread

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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:  Sell Before Year’s End? Depends on Your Answer to 1 Question.

Rose on Cotton: Sell Before Year’s End? Depends on Your Answer to 1 Question.

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

The ICE Mar contract picked up 24 points on the week as the market continued to negotiate strong demand for US cotton for export and bearish domestic and international supply side fundamental factors, settling the week at 71.04.  The nearby

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Rose on Cotton: Texas Abundance of Quality Crop Causing Buyer Shift

Rose on Cotton: Texas Abundance of Quality Crop Causing Buyer Shift

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Dec 2, 2016

The ICE Dec contract finished the week little changed – off 21 points at 71.04. Still, the front month continued to challenge established resistance near 72.00 – 72.50 each day this week. Demand for US cotton for export remained strong

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