Thompson Cotton: Prices Rise Despite Improving Moisture in the Southwest Jun 7, 2021

🕔Jun 7, 2021
In a holiday shortened week, cotton traded up each day to close Friday at 85.88 for a gain of over two and a half cents on the week. Ironically, this […]

Thompson on Cotton: Uncertainties Could Lead to Possible Rally Strength Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
Monitoring last week’s market activity was much like watching paint dry. Trading in a range from high to low of only 141 points, December futures closed Friday at 83.32 for […]

Thompson on Cotton: Support in Low 80s, Questions About Planted Acres May 24, 2021

🕔May 24, 2021
New crop prices advanced two cents on the week closing Friday at 83.22. A nice rebound after the prior week’s sizeable selloff. Uncertainties as to the true benefit of rainfall […]

Thompson on Cotton: Profit Taking Selloff Unexpected, Likely Temporary May 17, 2021

🕔May 17, 2021
As cotton attempts stay in step with the grains, we must take the good with the bad. Last week it was the latter, as traders took to profit taking steered […]

Thompson on Cotton: High Grain Prices Causes Acreage Shifts May 10, 2021

🕔May 10, 2021
In recent weeks, the battle between grain and cotton prices resembles that of the race between the tortoise and the hare. Corn and soybeans traveling at warp speed have left […]

Thompson on Cotton: Concerns Over Southwest Crop, Foreign COVID Cases Apr 26, 2021

🕔Apr 26, 2021
Trading rather lazily for most of the week, cotton futures exploded for triple digit gains on Friday climbing ever closer to their contract highs of February. July futures closed the […]

Thompson on Cotton: Strong Technicals, Fundamentals, Minimal Downside Risk Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
With spring comes a sense of optimism as warmer weather ushers in new growth and opportunities for a fresh start. So, it seems with the cotton market advancing for a […]

Thompson on Cotton: Bullish Numbers Finally Win Out Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
Posting gains for the first week in over a month and a half, it appears the market finally succumbed to trading fundamentals. Last week it was greeted to bullish numbers […]

Thompson on Cotton: Still Strong Potential for Dec. Contracts Apr 5, 2021

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🕔Apr 5, 2021
Never has a short trading week been more welcomed. Like an April Fools prank gone bad, the market seesawed its way to another losing week, the fifth consecutive week. As […]

Thompson on Cotton: Despite Recent Losses, The Sky’s Not Falling Yet Mar 29, 2021

🕔Mar 29, 2021
If cotton prices were an acorn, we know how Chicken Little felt when he thought the sky was falling. The cotton market has created quite a stir with four consecutive […]

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