Thompson On Cotton: Demand On The Verge Of Recovery? Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
Like a prizefighter with a cast iron jaw, the cotton market has taken punch after punch in recent weeks but still have come off the ropes swinging. Since April, every […]

Thompson On Cotton: Where Does The Market Go From Here? Sep 7, 2020

🕔Sep 7, 2020
Active trading last week led to a great deal of price volatility. After surpassing 66 cents early, it yielded to signs economic recovery may be progressing at a slower pace […]

Thompson On Cotton: The Saga (And Uncertainty) Continues Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
The expression, “You can’t make a silk purse from a sow’s ear,” aptly describes the current cotton market. Even the recent uptick in prices has generated little excitement. With few […]

Thompson on Cotton: Virus Aside, Positive Points Arise Feb 8, 2020

🕔Feb 8, 2020
As we swept away the confetti and cleared the champagne bubbles out of our head from New Year’s Eve, we were greeted to a cotton market with a full head […]

Thompson on Cotton: Market Direction After Trade Agreement? It Depends Jan 22, 2020

🕔Jan 22, 2020
For nearly two years, we’ve experienced the highs and lows of the trade war between the U.S. and China. Countless times, they’ve appeared at the brink of resolve only to […]

Thompson On Cotton: Optimism Abounds But Be Cautious, Too Jan 2, 2020

🕔Jan 2, 2020
Cotton prices remain in an uptrend dating back to late August. From nearly triggering a POP payment at 58.83, March futures has clawed its way back to a New Year’s […]

Thompson On Cotton: Southeast Quality Much Improved Over 2018 Oct 24, 2019

🕔Oct 24, 2019
Recent rains have interrupted what has been a near-ideal harvest season. Hopefully, it’s only temporary, and tremendous progress has been made in getting this crop out of the field. The […]

Thompson On Cotton: Hard Truths As Slugging Continues Sep 23, 2019

🕔Sep 23, 2019
Growing up I was fortunate to witness one of the greatest sports rivalries of all time, Muhammad Ali versus Joe Frazier. From the “Fight of the Century” to the “Thrilla […]

Thompson On Cotton: It’s Still About Demand Jun 24, 2019

🕔Jun 24, 2019
As 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, 2018

🕔Dec 28, 2018
For 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 […]

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