Thompson on Cotton: Outside Noise Fails to Shake Market Jul 13, 2021

🕔Jul 13, 2021
Aside from Tuesday’s wild action, it was a rather non-eventful week of trading for cotton. The same, however, cannot be said for other markets. Corn, following a limit down day, […]

Thompson on Cotton: Demand Strengthens as Supply Remains in Question Jul 6, 2021

🕔Jul 6, 2021
It came as no surprise that USDA reduced cotton acres for 2021 in its highly anticipated planted acre report. They now project 11.7 million acres will be planted to cotton. […]

Thompson on Cotton: Market Fundamentals Retake Control Jun 28, 2021

🕔Jun 28, 2021
Just as the prior week’s market was heavily influenced by outside factors and posted significant losses, this past week supply and demand fundamentals were the driving force and prices rebounded […]

Thompson on Cotton: 90 Cents Squarely in the Crosshairs Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
The market’s assault on December’s contract high of 89.28 continued last week with 90-cent cotton now squarely in the crosshairs. Support came by way of data confirming tighter cotton supplies […]

Thompson Cotton: Prices Rise Despite Improving Moisture in the Southwest Jun 7, 2021

🕔Jun 7, 2021
In a holiday shortened week, cotton traded up each day to close Friday at 85.88 for a gain of over two and a half cents on the week. Ironically, this […]

Thompson on Cotton: Uncertainties Could Lead to Possible Rally Strength Jun 1, 2021

🕔Jun 1, 2021
Monitoring last week’s market activity was much like watching paint dry. Trading in a range from high to low of only 141 points, December futures closed Friday at 83.32 for […]

Thompson on Cotton: Support in Low 80s, Questions About Planted Acres May 24, 2021

🕔May 24, 2021
New crop prices advanced two cents on the week closing Friday at 83.22. A nice rebound after the prior week’s sizeable selloff. Uncertainties as to the true benefit of rainfall […]

Thompson on Cotton: Profit Taking Selloff Unexpected, Likely Temporary May 17, 2021

🕔May 17, 2021
As cotton attempts stay in step with the grains, we must take the good with the bad. Last week it was the latter, as traders took to profit taking steered […]

Thompson on Cotton: High Grain Prices Causes Acreage Shifts May 10, 2021

🕔May 10, 2021
In recent weeks, the battle between grain and cotton prices resembles that of the race between the tortoise and the hare. Corn and soybeans traveling at warp speed have left […]

Thompson on Cotton: Concerns Over Southwest Crop, Foreign COVID Cases Apr 26, 2021

🕔Apr 26, 2021
Trading rather lazily for most of the week, cotton futures exploded for triple digit gains on Friday climbing ever closer to their contract highs of February. July futures closed the […]

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