Thompson On Cotton: Don’t Wait For 80 Cents

🕔May 7, 2019Although many of you may have grown tired of all the hubbub surrounding the Mueller Report and subsequent questioning of Attorney General Barr, I instead came to appreciate it for the […]

Thompson On Cotton: Reasons To Be Optimistic

🕔Apr 12, 2019With Easter a week away and pecan trees budding, it’s safe to say spring has sprung across the Cotton Belt. Our apologies to those stuck in the frozen tundra of […]

Thompson On Cotton: Don’t Wait Too Long

🕔Mar 21, 2019Days of sunshine with tractors stirring up dust are enough to knock the rust right off your soul. You can sense it when talking to growers, there is a lift […]

Thompson on Cotton: New Crop Breaks Through the 80 Cent Door

🕔May 11, 2018After weeks of knocking at the door, new crop cotton prices finally broke through 80 cents last Friday (5/4) and closed above it at 80.57. It appeared market momentum was […]

Thompson On Cotton: Will Everyone Run To The Same Side Of The Boat?

🕔May 2, 2018One thing for certain, this market is nothing short of resilient. It’s like one of those Weeble toys, it wobbles but it won’t fall down. Over the past few weeks […]

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 […]

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