DTN Cotton Close: Shrugs Crop Year Low in Sales

🕔May 24, 2018U.S. export commitments for 2017-18 stand at 112% of the USDA estimate and forward bookings at 29% of the 2018-19 forecast. Shipments slowed but remained ahead of the pace needed […]

DTN Cotton Close: Mixed As July Ends Lower

🕔May 23, 2018Fed minutes signaled rate increase in June. Traders awaited U.S. weekly export sales-shipments report. Global 2018-19 global cotton trade forecast at six-year high. December grabbed the open interest lead. Cotton […]

DTN Cotton Close: Reverses Off New July Contract High

🕔May 22, 2018Bouts of suspected profit-taking drove prices lower after follow-through buying overnight had lifted July to a new contract high near 90 cents. Rain forecast for the Texas High Plains failed […]

DTN Cotton Close: Surges to New Contract Highs

🕔May 21, 2018Cotton expected to benefit from easing of U.S.-China trade tensions. Heat stress reported in some South Texas cotton. Up to 5 inches of rain reported in the Texas Rolling Plains. […]

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes on Strong Gains

🕔May 18, 2018Large outstanding July mill on-call sales and weather concerns in China contributed to the advance. Mills priced 5,442 on-call lots in July, reducing their unpriced sales to 49,643 lots. U.S. […]

DTN Cotton Close: Posts New-Crop Contract Highs

🕔May 17, 2018Reports of crop problems in China contributed to advance. U.S. all-cotton weekly export sales for this season and next at 384,700 RB viewed as healthy for a week in which […]

DTN Cotton Close: Finishes on Moderate Gains

🕔May 16, 2018Follow-through action on bounce from support area contributed to early rally. December got within 12 ticks of its contract high and settled on a new contract high close. Traders awaited […]

DTN Cotton Close: Bounces to Small Gains

🕔May 15, 2018Sharp U.S. dollar index gains and steep U.S. stock market losses may have contributed to restraining the cotton bounce. Cotton Council urged approval of the House farm bill without damaging […]

DTN Cotton Close: Slips as July Ends on 3 Week Low

🕔May 14, 2018Cotton planting moved rapidly across the lower Southeast last week, made good to excellent progress in the Delta and expanded on irrigated acres in the Texas Plains. Pima crop advanced […]

DTN Cotton Close: Stays Quiet, Ends a Little Higher

🕔May 11, 2018July cotton ended up 0.06 cent Friday, a quiet day of trading one day after USDA’s new-crop estimates for cotton showed higher U.S. ending stocks, but lower world ending stocks. […]



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