Thompson on Cotton: Expect New Highs, Greater Volatility Jan 24, 2022

🕔Jan 24, 2022
Cotton prices posted gains for yet another week, but not quite with the pizazz of those prior. March futures closed at 120.75 for a gain of 105 points while new […]

Thompson on Cotton: New Highs Renew Life of Bull Market Jan 18, 2022

🕔Jan 18, 2022
Climb the fence because the bull is loose again! Both the March and December contracts reached new trading and settlement highs last week. Current crop futures traded up to 119.90 […]

Thompson on Cotton: Expect Prices to Maintain Momentum Jan 10, 2022

🕔Jan 10, 2022
The year 2021 went out with a bang as cotton prices posted five consecutive weeks of higher highs. As fate would have it, the new year began in similar fashion […]

Thompson on Cotton: Strong Demand Should See Renewed Highs Jan 3, 2022

🕔Jan 3, 2022
Another year has come and gone at breakneck speed. Like its predecessor, 2021 was far from uneventful. An overheated economy drove consumer prices to their highest level in almost four […]

Thompson on Cotton: Favorable Fundamentals Retaking Control Dec 27, 2021

🕔Dec 27, 2021
Last week’s market activity closely resembled that of the previous week. Trading in a wide range of five cents from low to high, small gains were captured despite an abbreviated […]

Thompson on Cotton: Kneejerk Selloff to Fresh COVID News Nov 29, 2021

🕔Nov 29, 2021
With markets it’s often not what you know, but rather what you don’t know or the unexpected that can be most concerning. Last week’s cotton market was a perfect example. […]

Thompson on Cotton: Ominous Clouds Building on the Horizon Nov 15, 2021

🕔Nov 15, 2021
Trading was rather subdued last week despite being confronted with a wealth of economic and supply/demand information. Even so, December futures advanced 82 points closing Friday at 117.69 while the […]

Thompson on Cotton: Harvest Trundles Along, Crop Better Than Expected Nov 8, 2021

🕔Nov 8, 2021
When we previously said the market would surpass its intraday high of 116.28 in short order and challenge 120, we never expected it to happen in one day. Nevertheless, that […]

Thompson on Cotton: Strong Fundamentals Driving Market, Expect Increased Volatility Nov 1, 2021

🕔Nov 1, 2021
I’ve always considered chartists akin to those who read tea leaves. If you tilt your head just so and squint your eyes, you can make the charts say whatever you […]

Thompson on Cotton: Export Sales Receive Boost as China Returns to Market Oct 25, 2021

🕔Oct 25, 2021
There was a lot of movement in the market last week, only to end up right back where it started. After a week of ups and downs, the December contract […]

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