Rose on Cotton: Foreign Demand Excellent; Crop Weather Tough Everywhere

🕔May 18, 2018The July and Dec contracts posted significant weekly wins (for bulls and producers) gaining 193 and 214 points, respectively. The old crop/new crop straddle weakened just a bit to 412.   […]

Rose on Cotton: WASDE Projection is ‘Overly Optimistic’

🕔May 11, 2018ICE cotton futures spent most of the week moving lower, most notably with the exceptions of follow through buying last Sunday evening and a late session rally on Friday, despite […]

Rose on Cotton: Explosion of Gains on July and Dec – Keep an Eye on the Smart Bulls

🕔May 4, 2018ICE cotton futures exploded from a near- to medium-term consolidation phase to finish the week with the July and Dec contracts gaining 240 and 98 points, respectively. The Dec contract […]

Rose on Cotton: Minor Losses for the Bulls; Crop Has Slow Start

🕔Apr 27, 2018The Bears posted wins this week in both old and new crop ICE contracts, but the Bull’s losses were very minor. July posted a 22 point loss Vs last Friday […]

Rose on Cotton: Bulls Pulled it Out; Export Demand Holding Strong

🕔Apr 20, 2018The Bulls pulled it out this week, posting a 138 point gain to finish at 84.73 ahead of potential rains across West Texas. The Dec contract finally broke through and […]

Rose on Cotton: U.S. Exports Running Strong – Time to Price More Crop?

🕔Apr 13, 2018The Bulls got to place a notch in the win column this week, with the July contract gaining 117 points. The Dec contract picked up 97 on the week, finishing […]

Rose on Cotton: Two Takeaways from This Week’s Trading

🕔Apr 6, 2018The bulls looked like unlikely winners at mid-week, but still managed to pull it off with the May contract gaining 108 points Vs the March 29 settlement. The May – […]

Rose on Cotton: Thin Air Above 80 Cents, Proceed with Caution

🕔Mar 29, 2018The Bears have made it three in a row, but this week’s win was farm from convincing – shaky even – at a mere 37 points. The May – July […]

Rose on Cotton: Bears Keeping an Eye on May Contract

🕔Mar 23, 2018The Bears have extended their weekly winning streak to two, with the May contract giving back 102 points Vs this time last week. The May – July spread weakened, but […]

Rose on Cotton: Bears Still Have a Few Cards to Play

🕔Mar 9, 2018Bulls wound up winners on WASDE week, with the May contract gaining 243 points to settle at 84.52. The May – July spread finished inverted at 33 while the old […]



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