DTN Cotton Open: Modestly Higher Ahead of Long Weekend

🕔May 25, 2018December traded to its second straight new contract high. Cash online grower sales slowed to 1,811 bales and brought an average of 65.21 cents per pound on The Seam. Cotton […]

DTN Cotton Open: Green As Dec. Hits New High

🕔May 24, 2018Net U.S. upland weekly export sales for this season fell to a marketing year low of 50,700 RB and shipments dropped to 403,000 RB. New-crop sales were 152,200 RB. Cash […]

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Down Slightly to Nearly Flat

🕔May 23, 2018Fresh uncertainty on U.S.-China trade talks hit stock markets. Look at Fed’s May meeting minutes awaited. Cash grower sales slowed to 1,333 bales on prices averaging 65.57 cents per pound […]

DTN Cotton Open: Slightly Ahead in Early Going

🕔May 22, 2018Spot July hit a new contract high overnight. U.S. cotton planting advanced 16 percentage points to 52% completed. Grower sales of 4,999 bales brought an average of 66.38 cents per […]

DTN Cotton Open: Surges to New Highs on Heavy Volume

🕔May 21, 2018Potential U.S-China trade war declared “on hold.” Severe thunderstorms dropped “giant hail” and heavy rains on parts of the Texas Plains. Trend-following funds cut their net longs 6,921 lots after […]

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks in Green as Markets Eye Talks

🕔May 18, 2018July posts triple-digit gain and December climbs to new contract high. Cash grower sales of 3,392 bales changed hands at an average of 69.95 cents per pound on The Seam. […]

Beef Export Tariffs Not Equal: Japan – U.S. is 38%; Australia is 29.3% – DTN

🕔May 17, 2018Asked how U.S.-China talks on trade tariffs affect U.S. beef exports to China, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) international program assistant Vice-President Greg Hanes used the “chicken-and-egg thing” metaphor. Chinese […]

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Narrowly Mixed in Early Going

🕔May 17, 2018Net upland weekly export sales came in at 153,300 RB for this season and 229,300 RB for next season. Shipments dipped to 422,700 RB, still above the pace needed to […]

DTN Cotton Open: Market Jumps, Led by Spot July

🕔May 16, 2018Storms hit areas of the Texas Plains, but left the bulk of the droughty cotton region still needing rain. Growers sold 4,566 bales on The Seam for an average of […]

DTN Cotton Open: Dips in Brisk Early Going

🕔May 15, 2018Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the Texas Plains concentrated mainly northeast of Lubbock. Hail and strong winds accompanied some storms. Planting advanced 16 percentage points to 36% completed last week, […]

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