Thompson on Cotton: New Crop Supported by Increasing Production Concerns Mar 7, 2022

🕔Mar 7, 2022
Russia’s intensified efforts to occupy Ukraine, despite valiant homeland opposition, is casting growing economic uncertainties around the globe. Since the invasion began, commodity markets have been trading on the headlines […]

Thompson on Cotton: Biggest Risk Remains Inflation Feb 28, 2022

🕔Feb 28, 2022
After working through a healthy correction, the cotton market began the week trading sideways in hopes strong export sales would ignite the next rally. Instead, the world was awakened Thursday […]

Thompson on Cotton: Managed Funds Increase Net Long Positions Feb 7, 2022

🕔Feb 7, 2022
The cotton market showed little sign of retreat last week as both current and new crop prices advanced yet again. March and May futures gained three cents while new crop […]

Thompson on Cotton: Outside Uncertainty Doesn’t Stop New Contract Highs Feb 1, 2022

🕔Feb 1, 2022
Despite one of the most unpredictable weeks in stock market history, mixed signals from economic data, planned interest rate hikes, subsequent rise of the dollar, and Covid’s continued stranglehold on […]

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. […]

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