Thompson on Cotton: A Faint Uptrend, Maybe to 70 Cents Sep 20, 2020

🕔Sep 20, 2020
Let me first extend our thoughts and prayers to all those impacted by Hurricane Sally. This intense storm wrecked the lives of many as it slammed into the Gulf Coast […]

Thompson On Cotton: Demand On The Verge Of Recovery? Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
Like a prizefighter with a cast iron jaw, the cotton market has taken punch after punch in recent weeks but still have come off the ropes swinging. Since April, every […]

Thompson On Cotton: Where Does The Market Go From Here? Sep 7, 2020

🕔Sep 7, 2020
Active trading last week led to a great deal of price volatility. After surpassing 66 cents early, it yielded to signs economic recovery may be progressing at a slower pace […]

Thompson On Cotton: China Commodity Buying Works Against Cotton Aug 31, 2020

🕔Aug 31, 2020
Growers were greeted this past week with an excellent pricing opportunity, whether it was for old crop or those looking to forward price new crop. Following a jump in the […]

Thompson on Cotton: Hurricanes Will Hang Over The Market This Week Aug 23, 2020

🕔Aug 23, 2020
Be it the dog days of summer or just a break for the Democratic Convention, little in the way of market-moving news materialized last week. In a market desperately searching […]

Thompson On Cotton: Cap On Prices — Easy To Understand Why Aug 17, 2020

🕔Aug 17, 2020
The market began last week at 62.36 with many fearing follow through selling after the previous significant late week decline. Fortunately, such fears were unfounded though not a smooth ride […]

Thompson on Cotton: Last Week’s Market Retreat Fueled By Multiple Factors Aug 10, 2020

🕔Aug 10, 2020
In a spec- and fund-driven market, one must expect the unexpected and be prepared to take the good with the bad. Last week’s trading activity was a perfect example. Early […]

Thompson on Cotton: Demand Needed to Regain Upward Momentum Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
After weeks of steady advances, the market reversed course shedding 237 points this past week with December closing at 61.94. It is yet to be known whether this was a […]

Thompson on Cotton: Market Shrugged Off Negative News – Are Its Shoulders Still Flexible? Apr 20, 2020

🕔Apr 20, 2020
Last week’s economic data was not kind to cotton. March retail figures indicated clothing sales were down 50 percent and home furnishings were down by 27 percent as compared to […]

Thompson On Cotton: The Saga (And Uncertainty) Continues Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
The expression, “You can’t make a silk purse from a sow’s ear,” aptly describes the current cotton market. Even the recent uptick in prices has generated little excitement. With few […]

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