Shurley on Cotton: Prices Rally Off New Low, No Signs of a Push Higher

🕔Jun 18, 2019New crop December futures have rallied from the recent new low below 65 cents. December is currently at 66+ and likely to track in the 65 to 68-69 cents range […]

Shurley on Cotton: Weather Affecting Price but Not in Recovery Mode

🕔May 31, 2019Weather wise, the month of May has not been kind. The US cotton production area has experienced extremes in weather. New crop futures prices have seen a bit of a […]

Shurley on Cotton: Prices Tumble Through Support as Trade Uncertainties Mount

🕔May 17, 2019New crop Dec futures had solid support at 72 cents. Having earlier reached the 77-cent area, prices had begun to decline in mid-April but the 72 cent area was expected […]

Shurley on Cotton: Market Thoughts Ahead of the May Report

🕔May 8, 2019USDA will release its May crop production and supply and demand estimates on Friday this week. In May, the final yield/production numbers for the previous crop year are released. Also, […]

Shurley on Cotton: Market Improves, Future Unknown as Planting Approaches

🕔Apr 11, 2019In my previous comments to you, the title was “Cotton Continues to Need Clarity”. I’m not sure much has changed in that regard. The market has certainly made nice improvement, […]

Shurley on Cotton: Market Continues to Need Clarity

🕔Mar 15, 2019A week or so ago, as I left early one morning for work, the fog was so bad you literally could not see how to drive. Literally, every foot down […]

Shurley on Cotton: “Uncertain” is the Buzzword for 2019 Crop

🕔Feb 15, 2019For at least a few reasons discussed here, 2019 will shape up to be an important and pivotal year for many farms and cotton growers. A lot has happened, more […]

Shurley on Cotton: Fundamentals, Fear, and Uncertainty

🕔Jan 11, 2019The cotton market is currently in a decline. Old crop (2018) prices have dropped 20 cents/lb since the highs back in June and most recently fallen 6 cents over just […]

Shurley on Cotton: The Problems and the Possibilities

🕔Dec 14, 2018Nearby March futures seems to be working its way into a corner. There still seems to be solid support around 77 cents but then a hurdle to negotiate (or ceiling […]

Shurley on Cotton: A View of the Boll Game at this Point

🕔Nov 21, 2018Nearby, new crop March futures now stands at 77 and change. There is clear resistance around 81 cents. What does that mean in everyday language? It means 81 to 82 […]

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