Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔Jul 20, 2018Average quotations were 180 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […]

DTN Cotton Open: Sinks on New Tariff Concerns

🕔Jul 20, 2018Overnight, the Trump administration announced the possibility of new and substantial tariffs may be applied to Chinese imports. The news sent global stock markets reeling lower, and broke the yuan. […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Bends Lower on Sluggish Exports

🕔Jul 19, 2018December cotton is lower on less-than-inspiring sales and exports. This morning USDA reported net sales for 2017/2018 at a tiny 12,900 bales. That number was down 89 percent from the […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Remains Muted into Midweek

🕔Jul 18, 2018Overnight action for the cotton market remains slow and tedious. Despite the recent reduction in the 2018 Crop, concerns over trade war with China and a strengthening U.S. dollar is […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Lower Amid Steady Crop Ratings

🕔Jul 17, 2018The market was lower overnight as USDA reported unchanged crop condition data in its weekly report. Given the reduction in bales just seen last week in the July supply-demand report, […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Stumbles After Bullish Data

🕔Jul 13, 2018Overnight, the cotton market gave back one-fourth of its 400 point limit-up run from yesterday. Thursday saw USDA issue some hefty bullish crop data in its July supply-demand report. Initially, […]

DTN Cotton Open: Executes About-Face as Tariff Fears Subside

🕔Jul 12, 2018The cotton market is higher this morning as overnight fears of new tariffs were digested. December cotton is currently some 90 points higher on slack volume. However, it has gained […]

DTN Cotton Open: Sharply Lower Amid New U.S. tariffs

🕔Jul 11, 2018Cotton futures are markedly lower overnight as the Trump administration proposed an additional $200 billion tariffs late Tuesday afternoon. The new U.S. tax calls for a 10% levy on an […]

DTN Cotton Open: Trades Mixed Despite Weaker Crop Conditions

🕔Jul 10, 2018ICE Futures are trading both sides of its Monday close, in very tight ranges. The choppy trade is mildly surprising given USDA’s slight downgrade in the U.S. crop. In its […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Moves Higher

🕔Jul 9, 2018December cotton is up 20 points at 82.16 and March is up 13 points at 81.98. Points to Ponder Today: July cotton expires at 2:15 close. Trade war with China […]

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