Shurley On Cotton: A Correction Seems Likely As Prices Bump Up Oct 18, 2020

🕔Oct 18, 2020
Cotton is pushing toward 70 cents, presenting pricing and risk management opportunities for growers that I’m sure most of us never thought we would see for this crop. It’s decision […]

Shurley on Cotton: The Long March to 68 – Now What? Oct 12, 2020

🕔Oct 12, 2020
This week, cotton prices inched ever closer to the 68 cents area—breaking above the 65 to 67 cents range that prices have been in for the better part of last […]

Shurley on Cotton: Preserve the Best Fiber Quality You Can Oct 2, 2020

🕔Oct 2, 2020
Dec futures made a good run at 67 cents a couple of weeks ago. Since that time, prices retreated to and bounced off the 65-cent area and now moving back […]

Shurley on Cotton: Trade, Exports Fragile Amid Production Uncertainties Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
The 2020 US crop is projected at 17.06 million bales—the September estimate being revised down 1 million bales from the August estimate. That 17.06 million potential crop has, since the […]

Shurley on Cotton: Hurricane Sally Apparently Not a Market Mover Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
I knew we were possibly in for disappointment price-wise when I read a pre-landfall news headline that said that the market was “mulling” Hurricane Sally. In other words, not sure […]

Shurley on Cotton: Is The Market Tapped Out? Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
Clarification… In the most recent previous version of Cotton Comments, I said that cotton price (Dec futures) on September 1 had closed above 66 cents. The close that day was […]

Shurley on Cotton: Again Pushing 66 Cents Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Once again, cotton is pushing 66 cents. Prices (Dec futures) have not been able to successfully break (close above) 66 cents although trying a few times recently. Dec gained 58 […]

Shurley on Cotton: A Run We’ve Waited For Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
Dec20 futures knocked on the door of 66 cents (closed at 65.82 cents per lb) today—the highest daily close in 6 months. Dec gained 1.43 cents last week on weather […]

Shurley on Cotton: Understand The Risk Aug 19, 2020

🕔Aug 19, 2020
After a disastrous day last Friday, with December futures closing down 2.5 cents, the market started this week on an uptick but then took back most of it today on […]

Shurley on Cotton: USDA Numbers Offer an Unfavorable Surprise Aug 13, 2020

🕔Aug 13, 2020
Today’s USDA numbers were an unfavorable surprise to the market. Prices fell as a result. Today’s production numbers were based on conditions as of August 1. The numbers do not […]

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