Thompson on Cotton: Demand Strengthens as Harvest Slows

🕔Nov 10, 2017Cotton harvest is progressing but not at the break neck speed of last year or even a month ago. Efforts to gather this crop have succumbed to the throes of […]

Thompson on Cotton: USDA Sucker Punches Market

🕔Aug 15, 2017We now know how Rocky Balboa felt after receiving a round house sucker punch from Apollo Creed. We’re still clearing the cobwebs from our heads after taking one from the […]

Thompson on Cotton: Market Influences More and More Bullish

🕔Jan 30, 2017With cotton trading between 72.50 and 75 cents for weeks now, last week’s action started out like a roller coaster as Monday’s triple digit gains were all but erased after […]

Thompson on Cotton: Market Tug of War Between Funds and Trade

🕔Sep 19, 2016Last week began with the release of the USDA supply and demand report on Monday. Not meeting expectations, the market traded almost limit down giving up 239 points in Monday’s […]

Thompson on Cotton: U.S. Keeps Swinging Despite Overwhelming Odds

🕔Apr 26, 2016The U.S. cotton producer received another brutal blow last week. No, it wasn’t the passing of Prince, which seems to have stopped the entire civilized world in its tracks, but […]

Thompson on Cotton: Basis Remains Strong, More Demand Needed

🕔Mar 10, 2016Fortunately, the market has begun this week much calmer than the previous one. We have had three consecutive trading sessions of positive gains with May and Dec futures closing today, […]

Cotton: Rains Slow Harvest, Some Damage in Southeast

🕔Oct 8, 2015“Don’t worry about things beyond your control.” How often have we heard these pearls of wisdom handed down for generations? Though very true, nevertheless, they have been difficult to heed […]

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