Thompson on Cotton: 90 Cents Squarely in the Crosshairs Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
The market’s assault on December’s contract high of 89.28 continued last week with 90-cent cotton now squarely in the crosshairs. Support came by way of data confirming tighter cotton supplies […]

Thompson on Cotton: Support in Low 80s, Questions About Planted Acres May 24, 2021

🕔May 24, 2021
New crop prices advanced two cents on the week closing Friday at 83.22. A nice rebound after the prior week’s sizeable selloff. Uncertainties as to the true benefit of rainfall […]

Thompson on Cotton: Concerns Over Southwest Crop, Foreign COVID Cases Apr 26, 2021

🕔Apr 26, 2021
Trading rather lazily for most of the week, cotton futures exploded for triple digit gains on Friday climbing ever closer to their contract highs of February. July futures closed the […]

Thompson on Cotton: Strong Technicals, Fundamentals, Minimal Downside Risk Apr 19, 2021

🕔Apr 19, 2021
With spring comes a sense of optimism as warmer weather ushers in new growth and opportunities for a fresh start. So, it seems with the cotton market advancing for a […]

Thompson on Cotton: Despite Recent Losses, The Sky’s Not Falling Yet Mar 29, 2021

🕔Mar 29, 2021
If cotton prices were an acorn, we know how Chicken Little felt when he thought the sky was falling. The cotton market has created quite a stir with four consecutive […]

Thompson on Cotton: Market “Plowing Through Resistance” Dec 21, 2020

🕔Dec 21, 2020
Undeterred by an economy which seems to be hitting the brakes, the cotton market is plowing through resistance levels at a breakneck speed. Closing Friday at 77.16, it gained over […]

Thompson On Cotton: Seeing A Trend Toward 80 Cents? Nov 29, 2020

🕔Nov 29, 2020
Given it was a holiday week with traders’ minds likely elsewhere, there was little in the way of market expectations. Surprisingly, however, significant price swings occurred each day, with March […]

Thompson on Cotton: Market Movements Under The Direction Of News Events Nov 22, 2020

🕔Nov 22, 2020
Both December and March futures opened and closed last week on a positive note. Triple-digit gains on Monday were in response to another promising Covid vaccine trial, while Friday’s similar […]

Thompson On Cotton: Expect Wide Basis Ranges Based On Quality Nov 16, 2020

🕔Nov 16, 2020
Last week’s market was dominated by the roll activity of merchants, funds, and specs. Indicative, Open Interest on the March futures contract surpassed December as daily trading volume reached record […]

Thompson on Cotton: Pent Up Demand Possible? Nov 9, 2020

🕔Nov 9, 2020
After the previous week’s significant selloff, we were hoping last week’s activity would confirm this was only a needed correction in an overbought market. Early on, this appeared to be […]

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