Thompson On Cotton: It’s Still About Demand

🕔Jun 24, 2019As so often happens when a contract month nears first notice, market activity heats up.  Last week was no exception. Growers with on call contracts, who for weeks had been […]

Thompson On Cotton: After Economic Pounding, Any Life Left In This Bull?

🕔Dec 28, 2018For weeks, pundits have been running around like Chicken Little telling us how the sky is falling, economically speaking. However, most economic indicators, as well as cotton fundamentals, are signaling […]

Thompson on Cotton: Trade Uncertainties Make for Wild Market Ride

🕔Dec 10, 2018Watching the market last week was certainly not for the faint of heart. Even though March futures gained 132 points to settle at 80.23, it traded in a wide 325-point […]

Thompson On Cotton: How Much Patience Do You Have?

🕔Nov 14, 2018With only 8 trading sessions remaining prior to first notice date, it’s hard to imagine we will see December reach 80 cents again. Trading in a 400-point range of 76 […]

Thompson On Cotton: Regional Updates, Points Worth Emphasizing

🕔Oct 4, 2018This crop season has been one where we’ve come to expect the unexpected. Weather, always an unknown, tested us at every turn from planting to harvest. Despite being forced to […]

Thompson On Cotton: Prices Have Taken A Hit In Trade War – What’s Next?

🕔Sep 19, 2018As one always in search of a silver lining and often tagged the eternal optimist, I try to interject these feelings in my market letters. As of late, this is […]

Thompson On Cotton: In The Market, Fundamentals Really, Really Matter

🕔Jul 12, 2018The opening salvos of the trade war between the U.S. and China have been fired. At midnight last Thursday, the U.S. invoked tariffs on billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese […]

Thompson On Cotton: Hints Ahead On Chinese Buying?

🕔Jun 27, 2018Not much to report since last time except that, thankfully, the market has found some support at 85 cents – for now. As we had hoped, fundamentals, most notably strong […]

Thompson On Cotton: One Hiccup And Back To 90 Cents?

🕔Jun 20, 2018How often have you heard the uncanny remark, “No two years are alike in the cotton business, but that makes it exciting!” Well, could I request a little less excitement, […]

Thompson On Cotton: Strong Market Momentum Still With Us

🕔Jun 7, 2018The stars continue to align and shine on the cotton market. Strong demand in the face of tight supplies has kept this market in an uptrend for months. After taking […]

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