Commodity Markets: Do We Need More Futures Contracts?

🕔Dec 3, 2018In the last couple of months, there has been news about a new futures contract for soybeans. The Financial Times and Reuters, among others, reported that the CME Group, the […]

Rose on Cotton: Demand Still Strong; Keep an Eye on Farm Bill Payment Limit

🕔Jun 29, 2018The Dec contract was a weekly loser once again, with the contract giving up 138 points to finish at 83.92. Despite Dec’s loss, the contract failed to take out last […]

Rose on Cotton: Two Takeaways from This Week’s Trading

🕔Apr 6, 2018The bulls looked like unlikely winners at mid-week, but still managed to pull it off with the May contract gaining 108 points Vs the March 29 settlement. The May – […]

Rose on Cotton: Booking Slows – Also, Pondering New Cottonseed Program

🕔Feb 16, 2018The May contract finished modestly lower on the week, giving up 47 points to settle at 77.16. The May – July spread finished at (96) while the old crop/new crop […]

U.S. River System Needs a Warm-Up to Relieve Shipping Delays, Video – DTN

🕔Jan 23, 2018Severe icing has wreaked havoc on the U.S River system for weeks now and there is hope that forecasts for a warm-up the next few days may help alleviate some […]

DTN Cotton Open: Contract High Yesterday; Quiet Today Ahead of Holiday Weekend

🕔Dec 22, 2017March still positioned for ninth weekly gain in a row. Cash online sales increased to 33,941 bales, including 26,273 bales sold by growers. Cotton futures opened lower overnight and have yet […]

Cleveland on Cotton: What a Week! What a Roll!

🕔Dec 15, 2017With apologies to Mr. Rogers, It’s a wonderful day in the neighborhood and the cotton market has been mine. What a roll. Despite the bearish interpretation of the past two […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Bullish Market Except for the Abundance of Low Mic Fiber

🕔Dec 8, 2017The long awaited rally above 70 cents appeared to mature this week as the March contract has gained five cents just since November. I am reminded of my friend that […]

Rose on Cotton: Selling into a Strong Basis on a Rally Beats Holding Out for January

🕔Dec 1, 2017Cotton bulls have been winners for 6 consecutive weeks, with the Mar contract gaining 647 points over the period – 131 points for the week ending Dec 1. The Mar […]

New Publication Aids Ag Businesses in ICE Raid, Audit Preparation

🕔Nov 6, 2017Ensuring workers are legally able to work in the U.S. and are properly documented is important for every agricultural business, whether it is a processing plant, a dairy or an […]

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