DTN Cotton Close: Settles on Sharp Gains

🕔May 25, 2018Weather forecasts, as crop insurance planting deadlines approach for cotton on the droughty Texas Plains, and a big batch of outstanding mill sales in July, lifted prices. Steep drop in […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔May 25, 2018Average quotations were 275 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, […]

DTN Cotton Open: Modestly Higher Ahead of Long Weekend

🕔May 25, 2018December traded to its second straight new contract high. Cash online grower sales slowed to 1,811 bales and brought an average of 65.21 cents per pound on The Seam. Cotton […]

DTN Cotton Close: Shrugs Crop Year Low in Sales

🕔May 24, 2018U.S. export commitments for 2017-18 stand at 112% of the USDA estimate and forward bookings at 29% of the 2018-19 forecast. Shipments slowed but remained ahead of the pace needed […]

DTN Cotton Open: Green As Dec. Hits New High

🕔May 24, 2018Net U.S. upland weekly export sales for this season fell to a marketing year low of 50,700 RB and shipments dropped to 403,000 RB. New-crop sales were 152,200 RB. Cash […]

DTN Cotton Close: Mixed As July Ends Lower

🕔May 23, 2018Fed minutes signaled rate increase in June. Traders awaited U.S. weekly export sales-shipments report. Global 2018-19 global cotton trade forecast at six-year high. December grabbed the open interest lead. Cotton […]

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Down Slightly to Nearly Flat

🕔May 23, 2018Fresh uncertainty on U.S.-China trade talks hit stock markets. Look at Fed’s May meeting minutes awaited. Cash grower sales slowed to 1,333 bales on prices averaging 65.57 cents per pound […]

DTN Cotton Close: Reverses Off New July Contract High

🕔May 22, 2018Bouts of suspected profit-taking drove prices lower after follow-through buying overnight had lifted July to a new contract high near 90 cents. Rain forecast for the Texas High Plains failed […]

DTN Cotton Open: Slightly Ahead in Early Going

🕔May 22, 2018Spot July hit a new contract high overnight. U.S. cotton planting advanced 16 percentage points to 52% completed. Grower sales of 4,999 bales brought an average of 66.38 cents per […]

DTN Cotton Close: Surges to New Contract Highs

🕔May 21, 2018Cotton expected to benefit from easing of U.S.-China trade tensions. Heat stress reported in some South Texas cotton. Up to 5 inches of rain reported in the Texas Rolling Plains. […]



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