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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: USDA Report Has High Expectations of U.S. Production – 20.5M Bales

Rose on Cotton: USDA Report Has High Expectations of U.S. Production – 20.5M Bales

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Aug 11, 2017

The USDA rained on the Bull’s parade this week with much more bearish than expected cotton balance sheets being put forth in the Aug WASDE report. The Dec contract gave up 237 points on the week while Mar lost an

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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: Summer Doldrums – Can We Just Go Fishing?

Rose on Cotton: Summer Doldrums – Can We Just Go Fishing?

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean 🕔Jul 28, 2017

The ICE Dec contract finished the week just north of unchanged, gaining 38 points to settle at 68.80. The Mar contract added 12 points at 68.23. Nothing earth-shattering, but the Dec – Mar spread did manage to strengthen to an

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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: WASDE – Demand is the Bright Spot

Rose on Cotton: WASDE – Demand is the Bright Spot

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Jun 9, 2017

The bears were winners on WASDE week with the Dec and July contracts giving up 63 and 100 points, respectively.  The July – Dec switch continued to weaken, but remains significantly inverted at 309.   The most compelling feature of

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