Cleveland on Cotton: Market 101 – Demand is Always the Driver

🕔Jun 22, 2019Cotton prices continue to stagger from the knockout blow suffered two weeks ago. Prices fell to a 3-year low as the nearby July settled the week at 61.25. Nearby demand […]

U.S. Trade War Reaches India

🕔Jun 20, 2019In the last couple of weeks, we have seen several more maneuvers in President Trump’s ongoing trade war, including the addition of a new front—India. On June 15, India announced […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Curve Balls Just Keep on Coming

🕔Jun 7, 2019If the cotton market were a heavyweight fighter the referee would have signaled a TKO this week. December futures have suffered 6 consecutive days of losses and going into Friday’s […]

Dossett on Rice: Iraq Flip Flop and Then There’s the Weather

🕔May 17, 2019Cash Market Thailand and India White 5% broken made a little jump this week.  Thai rice moved up to $413 MT, India moved up to $377 MT. Thailand is maintaining […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Weather and Trade – Hedging is Key

🕔Apr 18, 2019Cotton prices continue locked in their technical channel with new crop fighting to climb above 78 cents while the old crop July struggles to breech the 80 cent mark. July’s […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Riding the Export Wave

🕔Apr 12, 2019Cotton prices continue to ride the export wave as U.S. export sales exploded with more than 500,000 bales booked during the prior week. USDA did release its April world supply […]

Global Markets: Wheat – Smaller Production, Lower Consumption, Tighter Stocks

🕔Apr 10, 2019Global production in 2018/19 was down 4 percent from the previous year to the lowest level in 4 years. Much of the decline was in major exporting countries. The European […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Keep an Eye on Competition – Brazil, West Africa, Australia

🕔Mar 8, 2019Day after day after dark day, cotton continues to have a bad month.  Pretty soon, someone might even notice — you think?  Certainty, those with offices in Washington have not. […]

Dossett on Rice: Weather Delays; U.S. Tariff on India, Turkey Boosted Futures

🕔Mar 8, 2019CASH MARKET Thai Rice has slipped $3 this week. The Thai National Assembly has backed away from passing the Rice Bill because of renewed farmer pressure.  India White 5% Broken […]

Rice Market: U.S. to End Special Treatment for Turkey, India

🕔Mar 6, 2019President Trump directed U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer to make changes to a little-known U.S. trade assistance program that will affect U.S. rice exporters and importers. Lighthizer announced on […]

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