Cleveland On Cotton: 80 Cents Possible?

🕔Oct 12, 2018Cotton prices caught a break this week from what many called a neutral world supply demand report. The declining volume of world cotton stocks was the highlight of USDA’s October […]

Cleveland On Cotton: So Much For Tariffs Or Making Farmers “Whole”

🕔Oct 5, 2018A crisis has taken shape in the Cotton Belt and in the broader Heartland, and agriculture is leading the charge to disaster. Every morning begins with the chimes of two […]

Cleveland On Cotton: China Buying Elsewhere But Still Reasons For Optimism

🕔Sep 28, 2018Where is Billy Dunavant when we really need him? Cotton prices have taken nearly a ten-cent nose dive – a 1,000 points – in the past three months. In the […]

Cleveland On Cotton: Waiting For The Reality Of Demand

🕔Sep 21, 2018Tariff nervousness plagued the cotton market all week as December futures momentarily broke below longtime support at 79 cents. However, going into the weekly close, the market was trying to […]

Cleveland On Cotton: Market Still Thrashing Around In 4-Cent Range

🕔Sep 14, 2018The very narrow four-cent trading range, 81-84 cents, basis December futures, remains in place, but it is teetering as if to be Humpty Dumpty. The downside bias also remains in […]

Cleveland On Cotton: Whipsaw Price Swings Linger

🕔Sep 7, 2018Whipsaw price swings continue haunting the cotton market. Such price swings, characterized by triple-digit day-to-day trading, will continue until the U.S. and world crop sizes are better defined. Despite concerns […]

Cleveland On Cotton: Demand Exists In A Huge Way, Despite Mills’ Rhetoric

🕔Aug 31, 2018Cotton added another murky week to its trading linage, easily moving 100 points higher and then 100 points lower. It cannot generate any clear direction, so the whipsaw price action […]

Cleveland On Cotton: Cooperatives, Merchants Cutting Deals To Break Even

🕔Aug 24, 2018It’s not pretty. The cotton market has degenerated to whipsaw activity, triple digits up and then triple digits down – but with an ever so slight downward bias as it […]

Cleveland on Cotton: The Thrill is Gone. What’s Next?

🕔Aug 17, 2018The Thrill is Gone, so sang BB King. From an exciting 6 months with promises of greatness, the cotton market is now hanging on with all the force it can […]

Cleveland On Cotton: Bearish Reports – But It Could Have Been Worse

🕔Aug 10, 2018Hold on. Wait a minute. The expected bullish supply demand report had bear tracks all over it. New crop was bigger than expected, old crop exports failed to materialize and […]

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