Rose on Cotton: Potential Pricing Opportunities Still Exist

🕔Feb 2, 2018The Mar contract traded lower on the week – barely managing to trade above last Friday’s settlement – en route to a 318 point weekly setback. Such often occurs when […]

Cleveland on Cotton: What a Week! What a Roll!

🕔Dec 15, 2017With apologies to Mr. Rogers, It’s a wonderful day in the neighborhood and the cotton market has been mine. What a roll. Despite the bearish interpretation of the past two […]

Crop Production: Pre-Report Estimates for Oct. WASDE

🕔Oct 11, 2017USDA will release its monthly WASDE (supply/demand report) and Crop Production reports on Thursday October 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Central time. The following comments summarize private analysts’ pre-report expectations […]

Rose on Cotton: ‘The Pipeline is Empty and Merchants are Eager’

🕔Oct 6, 2017ICE cotton futures once again finished relatively close to where they ended the previous week, although this week’s trading action had some upside momentum in reaction to tropical weather. The […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Market Factors – Weather + U.S. Crop Estimate, Oct. 12

🕔Oct 6, 2017Cotton prices were momentarily excited this week as initial projections had tropical storm Nate headed for the heart of the big Georgia crop as well as the central/southern portion the […]

Rose on Cotton: The September WASDE Report was ‘Unbelievable’

🕔Sep 15, 2017The bulls took a shellacking on the week, with most of the collapse occurring on the first two trading days of the week. Hurricane Irma’s path up the spine of […]

WASDE Report Feels Like another Storm Moved in on Corn, Soybean Market – DTN

🕔Sep 13, 2017While Texas and Florida try to recover from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Midwestern corn and soybean prices were hit by Hurricane WASDE Tuesday, left in the wake of another batch […]

Rose on Cotton: Bears on a Roll – Keep Your Eye on Dec.

🕔Aug 18, 2017Bears are now winners on 3 consecutive weeks, with Dec giving back 334 points over the period.  The Dec contract gave up 97 points on the week while Mar lost […]

Rose on Cotton: USDA Report Has High Expectations of U.S. Production – 20.5M Bales

🕔Aug 11, 2017The USDA rained on the Bull’s parade this week with much more bearish than expected cotton balance sheets being put forth in the Aug WASDE report. The Dec contract gave […]

Rose on Cotton: Bears in the House; New Crop Sales Slowing Down

🕔Jul 14, 2017The bears were solid winners on the week with the Dec and Mar contracts giving up 201 and 227 points, respectively.  The net effect of this week’s trading action was […]

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