Thompson on Cotton: Export Sales Receive Boost as China Returns to Market Oct 25, 2021

🕔Oct 25, 2021
There was a lot of movement in the market last week, only to end up right back where it started. After a week of ups and downs, the December contract […]

Thompson on Cotton: Firm Support, Speculators Still in Control Oct 18, 2021

🕔Oct 18, 2021
Once upon a time, a triple digit move in the market after a day of trading would grab everyone’s attention. Nowadays, such swings are made in a matter of minutes. […]

Thompson on Cotton: Supply Increasingly Bullish, but What About Demand? Oct 11, 2021

🕔Oct 11, 2021
As if on steroids, last week’s market continued its near vertical climb from 89 cents. The December contract has now posted new closing highs in nine of the last 11 […]

Thompson on Cotton: Signals Remain Bullish Despite 10-Year Highs Oct 4, 2021

🕔Oct 4, 2021
Amid production concerns, transportation restraints, and China’s renewed appetite for natural fiber, dollar cotton seemed almost inevitable. Like an elusive brass ring, we’ve only seen it a handful of times […]

Thompson on Cotton: Market Resiliency Underscores Strong Fundamentals Sep 27, 2021

🕔Sep 27, 2021
After trading calmly in a narrow range for over a month, last week’s market activity was nothing short of a rollercoaster ride. Expecting a breakout of some sort at any […]

Thompson on Cotton: When Will the Current Range Break – And in What Direction? Sep 20, 2021

🕔Sep 20, 2021
Some things in this world are just difficult to explain such as Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, the Fibonacci Sequence, or why a tomato has more genes than a human. Equally […]

Autauga Cotton Turn Row: Crop Conditions, Harvest Aid Considerations Sep 15, 2021

🕔Sep 15, 2021
With each passing year, crop seasons appear to get shorter and shorter. Oh, to be young again when time seemed to crawl. As we approach mid-September, every region has reached […]

Thompson on Cotton: Mostly Calm with Neutral WASDE Sep 13, 2021

🕔Sep 13, 2021
The market was relatively calm last week despite the highly anticipated release of the WASDE and export sales reports as the former was seen as market neutral. Daily closes fell […]

Thompson on Cotton: Does Downside Risk Outweigh Upside Potential? Aug 30, 2021

🕔Aug 30, 2021
Advancing 174 points, December cotton futures closed the week at 94.84 finding itself within two cents of the contract high of 96.71. Though trading activity was much less volatile than […]

Thompson on Cotton: A Host of Uncertainties Creeping into Market Aug 23, 2021

🕔Aug 23, 2021
Despite an improving U.S. crop, a host of uncertainties are beginning to creep into the market. Cotton prices, technically still in an uptrend, are trading in wild swings fearful of […]

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