Thompson on Cotton: Lackluster Trade, Will Production Problems or Inflation Concerns Win Out? May 31, 2022

    🕔May 31, 2022
    After this past week’s horrific tragedy in Uvalde, a discussion of cotton prices seems rather trivial. It’s unfathomable to think such cruelty exists that the lives of innocent children and […]

    Thompson on Cotton: Volatility Reigns as Macroeconomics Take Over from Fundamentals May 23, 2022

    🕔May 23, 2022
    Where and when will new crop prices top out? For over two years, fixated on short supplies and endless demand, traders have driven December futures to continuous new highs. The […]

    Thompson on Cotton: Expect Continued Volatility, More Market Highs Possible May 16, 2022

    🕔May 16, 2022
    And the beat goes on! Bolstered by a bullish WASDE report and on call sales fixations, both July and December futures posted gains for yet another week. July advanced 159 […]

    Thompsons on Cotton: Market Hits New Contract High for 3rd Straight Week May 9, 2022

    🕔May 9, 2022
    Another week has brought another contract high! For the third consecutive and eight of the last nine weeks, December futures set new intraday trading highs last week at 129.91. After […]

    Thompson on Cotton: Strong Week Despite Month End Profit Taking May 2, 2022

    🕔May 2, 2022
    As May futures becomes history, the market is reacting as it did when the previous two cover months expired giving us a scare by selling off significantly from contract highs […]

    Thompson on Cotton: Volatile, Sideways Trade Expected for Near Future Apr 25, 2022

    🕔Apr 25, 2022
    Last week began where the previous one left off as December futures rebounded to an intraday high at 124.24 before closing Monday at 123.47 for a gain of a penny. […]

    Thompson on Cotton: Strong Underlying Support Remains Apr 19, 2022

    🕔Apr 19, 2022
    It took an abbreviated trading week to temporarily slow this runaway bull. Impressively, December futures set new contract highs along with higher lows in four consecutive trading sessions last week. […]

    Thompson on Cotton: New Crop Prices Still Have Life Apr 12, 2022

    🕔Apr 12, 2022
    New crop cotton continued to separate itself last week with December futures gaining 480 points as May futures declined 214 points. The latter was not unexpected as the big brokerage […]

    Thompson on Cotton: May Futures Nearing a Top Apr 4, 2022

    🕔Apr 4, 2022
    Last week’s cotton market was nothing short of a roller coaster ride. In Monday’s session alone, May futures set an intraday high despite trading in an eight-cent range. December futures […]

    Thompson on Cotton: Specs Are at the Wheel Mar 28, 2022

    🕔Mar 28, 2022
    As if shot from a cannon, cotton prices skyrocketed last week with both current and new crop futures setting contract highs. Most active were May futures which broke out of […]


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