Cleveland on Cotton: World Demand Brings Higher Prices; Drought Watch – DTN

🕔Apr 13, 2018Cotton posted gains on the week as the old crop May and July futures contracts traded within the 82.5-84.5 cent range and closed above 83 cents.   May was impressive […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Moisture, Cool Temps Hang On as USDA Tallies Yield Estimates

🕔Sep 30, 2017Cotton trading held to the 68-69 cent trading level all week as the December futures contract found limited support from demand as well as strong signals that 2017 production would […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Anticipating 19Mln Bales; USDA Report on Wednesday

🕔Jul 7, 2017Beneficial rains in both India and the United States kept pressure on cotton prices during the week as the December futures contract, in a rare event, settled the week unchanged […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Is it Over? Don’t Bet on It.

🕔May 19, 2017The 1965 hit lyrics, “Catch Us if You Can,” came to pass this week as the speculative funds caught the merchants and trade flat-footed and refused to let them out […]

Cleveland on Cotton: U.S. Stocks Tight and Slowing Export Sales

🕔May 5, 2017Cotton prices continue to hold near the upper end of the recent trading range. If fact, the expiring May contract did establish a new high on the week. The spot […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Flirtation with 75 Cents Continues

🕔May 1, 2017The July lost 46 points on the week (written 4/28) and had a gain of only 28 points on the month. The year to date gain of 749 points suggests […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Strong Export Sales Continue; Moisture is Plentiful

🕔Apr 7, 2017With apologies to Willie Nelson and Don Meredith, Turn out the Lights but then, the party is not over just yet. The old crop bull has run his course and […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Planting up 21%; Polyester Pollution is Cotton’s New Best Friend

🕔Mar 31, 2017The much talked about 2017 Prospective Plantings Report for U.S. cotton was released Friday with little fanfare. The report indicated growers would plant 12.2 million acres, up 21 percent from […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Market Still Trying to Pick its Top – What to do now?

🕔Mar 24, 2017The cotton bull continues to feed on the record string of export sales and the ever more bullish on-call sales predicament facing the mills. Too, the old bull is not […]

Cleveland on Cotton: USDA’s Wild Guessing; Cotton’s Problem and BCI Possibilities

🕔Feb 24, 2017The script many of us wrote months back continues almost word for word.  The market fundamentals have performed true to prediction as has the occasional technical marker.  Somewhat new to […]



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