Rose on Cotton: Potential Pricing Opportunities Still Exist

🕔Feb 2, 2018The Mar contract traded lower on the week – barely managing to trade above last Friday’s settlement – en route to a 318 point weekly setback. Such often occurs when […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Textile Mills Behind the 8 Ball; More on the Polyester Teams

🕔Jan 20, 2017Cotton prices ended on an upbeat as the market spent the week consolidating gains it made two and three weeks ago when it broke above the 72 cent trading mark […]

Cotton Outlook: U.S. Net Textile, Apparel Imports Reach Record in 2015

🕔Mar 14, 2016U.S. net textile and apparel fiber imports increased for a third consecutive calendar year in 2015 to their highest on record, reaching 15.7 billion raw-fiber-equivalent pounds, compared with 14.5 billion […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Hold for the Premium on U.S. Quality – Even Brazil is Buying It

🕔Mar 11, 2016Last week we wrote of the importance of the market needing an outside trading day before we could feel positive that the market had bottomed. It came this week. After […]

WASDE Cotton: U.S. Exports Decline, Stocks Rise

🕔Feb 9, 2016A 5-percent reduction in exports is raising projected 2015/16 U.S. cotton ending stocks this month. The production and domestic mill use forecasts are unchanged. Exports are reduced 500,000 bales to […]

China Cotton Imports Down 40% – DTN

🕔Jan 25, 2016China cotton imports continue to plummet as government policies encourage textile manufacturers to use domestic supplies and low oil prices drive increased use of synthetics. Official data from the China […]

WASDE Cotton: Reduced Domestic Production, Raised Ending Stocks

🕔Jan 12, 2016The 2015/16 U.S. cotton balance sheet shows marginally lower production and higher ending stocks relative to last month. Production is lowered 88,000 bales to 12.9 million. Domestic mill use is […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔Dec 28, 2015Spot cotton quotations were unchanged from the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔Dec 18, 2015Spot cotton quotations were 101 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color […]

Cotton Outlook: Global Trade Remains Steady

🕔Dec 11, 2015The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) projections for 2015/16 indicate that world cotton trade is forecast similar to the previous season and the lowest since 2010/11. Global trade is […]

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