Thompson on Cotton: Liquidation by Market Longs to Blame for Price Drop Jun 27, 2022

🕔Jun 27, 2022
Shellshocked! Stupefied! Disheartened! These are just a few words to describe emotions following last week’s market blood bath. Though expecting a reversal for weeks, we did not foresee one of […]

Thompson on Cotton: Demand Destruction Likely to Outweigh Production Shortfalls Jun 20, 2022

🕔Jun 20, 2022
In their meeting last week, the Federal Reserve admitted being wrong in thinking inflation was simply transitory, a result of an economy rebounding from Covid. With consumer prices at a […]

Thompson on Cotton: High Volatility as Traders Weigh Lower Production vs. Lower Consumption Jun 6, 2022

🕔Jun 6, 2022
Last week was the same song, third verse. For in as many weeks, new crop prices have fallen from a high of 133.79 to Friday’s close of 117.90, a loss […]

Thompson on Cotton: Lackluster Trade, Will Production Problems or Inflation Concerns Win Out? May 31, 2022

🕔May 31, 2022
After this past week’s horrific tragedy in Uvalde, a discussion of cotton prices seems rather trivial. It’s unfathomable to think such cruelty exists that the lives of innocent children and […]

Thompson on Cotton: Volatility Reigns as Macroeconomics Take Over from Fundamentals May 23, 2022

🕔May 23, 2022
Where and when will new crop prices top out? For over two years, fixated on short supplies and endless demand, traders have driven December futures to continuous new highs. The […]

Thompson on Cotton: Expect Continued Volatility, More Market Highs Possible May 16, 2022

🕔May 16, 2022
And the beat goes on! Bolstered by a bullish WASDE report and on call sales fixations, both July and December futures posted gains for yet another week. July advanced 159 […]

Thompsons on Cotton: Market Hits New Contract High for 3rd Straight Week May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
Another week has brought another contract high! For the third consecutive and eight of the last nine weeks, December futures set new intraday trading highs last week at 129.91. After […]

Thompson on Cotton: Volatile, Sideways Trade Expected for Near Future Apr 25, 2022

🕔Apr 25, 2022
Last week began where the previous one left off as December futures rebounded to an intraday high at 124.24 before closing Monday at 123.47 for a gain of a penny. […]

Thompson on Cotton: Strong Underlying Support Remains Apr 19, 2022

🕔Apr 19, 2022
It took an abbreviated trading week to temporarily slow this runaway bull. Impressively, December futures set new contract highs along with higher lows in four consecutive trading sessions last week. […]

Thompson on Cotton: New Crop Prices Still Have Life Apr 12, 2022

🕔Apr 12, 2022
New crop cotton continued to separate itself last week with December futures gaining 480 points as May futures declined 214 points. The latter was not unexpected as the big brokerage […]

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