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Demand, Mother Nature Drive Prices

August 29, 2011

By Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience Cotton futures were back and forth all

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Cleveland: Dollar Cotton Makes Dog Days of August Easier to Handle

August 24, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University Special for Bayer CropScience The dog days of August are much

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Cleveland: Cotton Market will Rebound, Count On It

August 16, 2011

Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi For Bayer CropScience Dollar Cotton has returned. But, a hint is in order:

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Cleveland: Dog Days of Summer Impact Cotton Market

August 9, 2011

Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience   No matter the price level, the dog

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O.A. Cleveland: Cotton Struggles to Hold Its Ground

August 3, 2011

For Bayer CropScience Cotton struggled all last week attempting to keep its head above water, but demand continues to plague

Cleveland: Cotton Struggles to Keep Its Head Above Water

August 2, 2011

By Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience   Cotton struggled all last week attempting

Cleveland: Cotton Market Ignores U.S. Supply and Demand

July 26, 2011

Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University  For Bayer CropScience  The technicians have played the cotton market like an old fiddle to

December Contract Fights Back, OA Cleveland Reports

July 8, 2011

The cotton market took it on the chin last week as USDA’s June Plantings Report showed some 13.73 million acres

Cleveland: December Contract Fights Back

July 5, 2011

By Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience The cotton market took it on the

Cleveland: Global Demand Plays Role in Volatile Cotton Market

June 27, 2011

Special for Bayer CropScience In a rather volatile market last week, the December New York ICE contract was near unchanged,

Cotton Price Trends

June 15, 2011

In the U.S. cotton industry, few names draw greater attention than that of Dr. O.A. Cleveland, the noted economist and

Cleveland: USDA Report Boosts Cotton

June 14, 2011

For Bayer CropScience After easing lower early last week, cotton futures moved higher in response to last Thursday’s release of

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Cleveland: Bulls Ride Prices into the Mid-70s

September 23, 2016

Two weeks ago, we suggested that the USDA supply demand report would be neutral and the market would drop, yet only to reverse to and jump higher. It jumped this week. Wildly higher.

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Cleveland: The Bear/Bull Balance Continues

September 19, 2016

Cotton prices ended the week lower, but made gains after triple digit losses in trading that followed USDA’s September supply demand report.

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Shurley on Cotton: Market Unhappy with September Estimates

September 15, 2016

Whatever the market was expecting from the September WASDE report, it didn’t get. So prices reacted accordingly – down.

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Bulls Feed on Cotton Trade Opportunities

September 12, 2016

Although U.S. and world crops are slightly larger than originally estimated, production difficulties in Pakistan and other countries will continue to boost world cotton trade and add support to the market.

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Cleveland: The Bulls Battle Back

September 6, 2016

The December contract again became the darling of the bulls, who won the week after having their backs slammed against the wall.

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The Dog Days of August – and Cotton – Are Upon Us

August 29, 2016

The Dog Days of August have arrived. That gives Dr. O.A. Cleveland time to reflect on the market, Egyptian cotton, and the offer of a polyester shirt.

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Bears Impact Market, But Long Term Still Bullish

August 22, 2016

The near term technical perspective for the cotton market has turned a bit bearish. But, the longer term outlook remains bullish.

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Shurley on Cotton: Prices Slip Under Pressure

August 15, 2016

The sudden jump in cotton prices was recently referred to as “Christmas in July.” Well, the new wears off eventually – even for Christmas gifts.

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Market Holds On in Face of Neutral Report

August 14, 2016

USDA’s August cotton reports were neutral-to-supportive, keeping the 70-78 cent trading range in place as the major trading channel.

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Market Strong, But Looking for Answers on China, India

August 5, 2016

This market has 80 cents written all over it. But it’s also calling for a closer look at reported cotton stocks in China and India.

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Cleveland: Feed This Hungry Cotton Market Now!

August 1, 2016

The cotton market is hungry and wants to be fed. It’s time for growers to move their price fixations up and sell it some cotton!