Shurley on Cotton: Vague, Distant Visions of 80 Cents? Jan 27, 2020

🕔Jan 27, 2020
Last winter and spring, cotton futures prices were above 75 cents for most of that time and nearer 80 cents.  Some growers took advantage and priced a portion of expected […]

Shurley on Cotton: Jan. Numbers Neutral to Bearish, Market Optimism Continues Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
Old crop March futures closed over 71 cents today—the highest closing daily price in 8 months. How thankful we are as an industry for the recovery we’ve experienced when we […]

Shurley on Cotton: Upward Price Trend But Set Reasonable Marketing Goals Jan 13, 2020

🕔Jan 13, 2020
Old crop March futures closed over 71 cents today — the highest closing daily price in 8 months. How thankful we are as an industry for the recovery we’ve experienced […]

Shurley On Cotton: How Do You Feel About Risk? Dec 14, 2019

🕔Dec 14, 2019
Slowly, the cotton market appears to be pulling out of the doldrums. The signs and signals are improving and, if actually realized, the timing certainly could not be better. Prices […]

Shurley on Cotton: Slipping but Should Find Support Nov 22, 2019

🕔Nov 22, 2019
Market math can sometimes be confusing. Case in point—December futures has lost 2.37 cents this week. I saw a story today lamenting the decline. December closed today at just under […]

Shurley on Cotton: Market Showing More Positive Patterns Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019
Since the summer lows around the 58-cent level, cotton prices (Dec19 futures) have managed to fight through all the negatives and unknowns and trended back up—to the 65-66 cents area. […]

Shurley On Cotton: Don’t Hold Out For Good News Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019
Cotton growers, now in the midst of the harvest season, are waiting for the market to show some improvement before pricing any remaining portions of the crop. While the seesaw […]

Shurley on Cotton: 6 Troublesome Factors Affecting the Market Sep 30, 2019

🕔Sep 30, 2019
I have often been asked recently if cotton prices are going to get better. It’s a tough question and no one knows the answer. There are positive scenarios that would […]

Shurley on Cotton: Don’t Bury Your Heads in the Sand Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019
The uncertainties of the US-China trade situation continue to weigh heavily on the cotton market. This continues to sometimes be a tug-of-war between rumor and fact. The market may react […]

Shurley on Cotton: Where to Go From Here? Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019
I’ve devoted the last 30 years of my life to cotton growers and the cotton industry. Prior to this, I witnessed the 1980’s when financial problems took a toll on […]

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