DTN Cotton Close: Skids Amid Steep Outside Losses

🕔Mar 19, 2018May closed on its lowest finish since Feb. 22. Classing of U.S. upland cotton reached 19.115 million RB last week, up 18% from last season’s final upland grading count. New-crop […]

DTN Cotton Open: Trades At or Near Lows in Early Going

🕔Mar 19, 2018May ticked below lows of prior seven sessions. Trend-following funds boosted their net longs 2,355 lots, the third straight weekly increase. Cash online sales slowed to 3,079 bales. Cotton futures […]

DTN Cotton Close: Meanders to Mixed Finish

🕔Mar 16, 2018Mills boosted total unpriced on-call sales to 15.635 million bales, second highest on record. U.S. competitive price position showed little change in the Far East. Cotton futures meandered largely within […]

DTN Cotton Open: Ticks Lower in Early Going

🕔Mar 16, 2018May traded below the previous-session low and is positioned for a weekly loss. Cash online sales slowed to 4,559 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked lower in early dealings […]

DTN Cotton Close: Slips Lower Within Prior-Day Range

🕔Mar 15, 2018U.S. weekly upland export sales came in at 321,400 RB for this season and 199,200 RB for next season, while upland shipments slipped to 414,400 RB but topped the four-week […]

DTN Cotton Close: Ends on Slight Old-Crop Gains

🕔Mar 14, 2018Volume was light Wednesday. Traders awaited U.S. weekly export sales-shipments report. China sold about 81% of its second-day offering. Cotton futures finished mixed on light volume Wednesday, with old-crop contracts […]

DTN Cotton Open: Shows Green in Early Dealings

🕔Mar 13, 2018Consumer prices rose 0.2% in February and 2.2% on the year. China sold 129,061 bales of its reserve stocks. Cash online sales slowed to 2,272 bales on The Seam, of […]

DTN Cotton Close: Down Sharply in Old-Crop Contracts

🕔Mar 12, 2018Upland classing rose to 18.984 million RB, up 17% from last season’s final grading total. A beneficial thunderstorm interrupted Rio Grande Valley planting. Gin fires remained a concern on the […]

DTN Cotton Open: Shows Red in Early Going

🕔Mar 12, 2018May traded on triple-digit loss below Friday’s low. Hedge funds boosted their net longs 8,625 lots. Cash online sales slowed to 5,069 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures ticked in […]

DTN Cotton Close: Settles Mixed, Lower in Old Crop

🕔Mar 9, 2018Profit-taking suspected. Mills boosted unpriced on-call sales in old-crop contracts to 7.77 million bales. Classing figures also had indicated the U.S. crop would come in shy of the January estimate. […]

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