Shurley on Cotton: Is The Market Tapped Out? Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
Clarification… In the most recent previous version of Cotton Comments, I said that cotton price (Dec futures) on September 1 had closed above 66 cents. The close that day was […]

Shurley on Cotton: Again Pushing 66 Cents Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Once again, cotton is pushing 66 cents. Prices (Dec futures) have not been able to successfully break (close above) 66 cents although trying a few times recently. Dec gained 58 […]

Shurley on Cotton: A Run We’ve Waited For Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
Dec20 futures knocked on the door of 66 cents (closed at 65.82 cents per lb) today—the highest daily close in 6 months. Dec gained 1.43 cents last week on weather […]

Shurley on Cotton: Understand The Risk Aug 19, 2020

🕔Aug 19, 2020
After a disastrous day last Friday, with December futures closing down 2.5 cents, the market started this week on an uptick but then took back most of it today on […]

Shurley on Cotton: USDA Numbers Offer an Unfavorable Surprise Aug 13, 2020

🕔Aug 13, 2020
Today’s USDA numbers were an unfavorable surprise to the market. Prices fell as a result. Today’s production numbers were based on conditions as of August 1. The numbers do not […]

Shurley on Cotton: Prices Advance on Crop Conditions, Stronger Exports Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Cotton price (Dec futures) rose just over 2 ½ cents last week. Aided by a big day on Thursday (up over 1 ½ cents), price advanced on crop conditions and […]

Shurley on Cotton: Rally Stalls, Market Looking More Uncertain Jul 28, 2020

🕔Jul 28, 2020
New crop Dec futures made its run to near 65 cents a couple of weeks ago. That rally was fueled by US crop conditions/concerns and strong export shipments. Price has […]

Shurley on Cotton: Smaller U.S. Crop Seems More and More Likely Jul 14, 2020

🕔Jul 14, 2020
USDA’s June 30 Acreage report said US cotton growers planted 12.185 million acres this year. Using that planted acreage and assuming average yield and abandonment for the past 10 years, […]

Shurley on Cotton: On Our Way to Unlocking Higher Prices? Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
This week’s USDA Acreage report was a shocker. USDA’s first estimate of 2020 actual cotton acres planted is 12.185 million acres—down 11% from last year. Back in March, USDA’s Prospective […]

Shurley on Cotton: Neutral Market Continues Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
USDA’s Acreage report, the first estimate of actual acres planted, will be out next week on Tuesday, June 30th. USDA’s Prospective Plantings report back at the end of March said […]

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