Thompson On Cotton: In The Market, Fundamentals Really, Really Matter

🕔Jul 12, 2018The opening salvos of the trade war between the U.S. and China have been fired. At midnight last Thursday, the U.S. invoked tariffs on billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese […]

Thompson On Cotton: Hints Ahead On Chinese Buying?

🕔Jun 27, 2018Not much to report since last time except that, thankfully, the market has found some support at 85 cents – for now. As we had hoped, fundamentals, most notably strong […]

Thompson On Cotton: One Hiccup And Back To 90 Cents?

🕔Jun 20, 2018How often have you heard the uncanny remark, “No two years are alike in the cotton business, but that makes it exciting!” Well, could I request a little less excitement, […]

Thompson On Cotton: Strong Market Momentum Still With Us

🕔Jun 7, 2018The stars continue to align and shine on the cotton market. Strong demand in the face of tight supplies has kept this market in an uptrend for months. After taking […]

Thompson on Cotton: Would Enough Rain In Texas Be Too Much?

🕔May 18, 2018Once again showing itself to be a weather market, cotton prices retreated below 80 cents early in the week reacting to the forecast showing West Texas was in line to […]

Thompson on Cotton: New Crop Breaks Through the 80 Cent Door

🕔May 11, 2018After weeks of knocking at the door, new crop cotton prices finally broke through 80 cents last Friday (5/4) and closed above it at 80.57. It appeared market momentum was […]

Thompson On Cotton: Will Everyone Run To The Same Side Of The Boat?

🕔May 2, 2018One thing for certain, this market is nothing short of resilient. It’s like one of those Weeble toys, it wobbles but it won’t fall down. Over the past few weeks […]

Thompson On Cotton: Fundamentals Remain Strong Even Without Drought Chances

🕔Apr 9, 2018As we’ve often said, fundamentals aren’t the only factors that will influence cotton prices. One must always expect the unexpected from outside forces such as macroeconomic issues, governmental actions, etc. […]

Thompson On Cotton: Cautiously Bullish, With Emphasis On “Cautiously”

🕔Mar 16, 2018Sound the trumpets and beat the gong, the market rally continues. May futures extended its retracement above 80 cents, closing today at 83.53. New crop December futures, which now has […]

Cotton: With New “Seed Cotton” Program, 3 Key Points To Consider

🕔Feb 16, 2018Unthinkable at one time, but thanks to the diligent efforts of many within our industry, cotton is once again considered a covered commodity under Title 1 of the 2014 Farm […]

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