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Dollar Cotton for the 2011 Crop?

November 2, 2010

Dr. O.A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University The trading for the week ending October 29 saw another historical high.

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Cotton Exceeds $1.10

October 12, 2010

In September, noted economist Dr. O. A. Cleveland speculated that cotton prices could reach $1.25 per pound, but warned that

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The Role of Cotton Arbitration & Testing General Organization in Maintaining The Quality of Egyptian Cotton and its Competitiveness in The International Market

July 19, 2010

For the importance of cotton as a strategic crop, the state undertakes a special care for maintaining its existance, continuance

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Foreign Cotton Production and Demand Drives U.S. Market

July 6, 2010

By Dr. Carl G. Anderson Special to Cotton Grower Foreign cotton stocks are projected to be the lowest in seven

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Rebound!

June 30, 2010

Cotton prices approaching a 15-year high. Consumer spending bouncing back, and mill use rising faster than expected. All effects of

Brazil, Argentina Snatch U.S. Corn and Soybean Markets?

April 13, 2010

The combined soybean harvests in Brazil and Argentina, the world’s biggest exporters behind the U.S., were forecast to jump 35

Report: Improving Global Economy Sparks Demand for Cotton

April 13, 2010

The ICE No. 2 cotton nearby futures prices traded in a range of 78 to 84 cents during March with

U.S., Brazil Consider Settlement on Cotton Subsidy Issue

April 7, 2010

Reuters Maria Carolina Marcello Brazil delayed slapping import duties on U.S. goods for two weeks on Monday after getting a

Nicosia: Dollar Cotton Could be a Reality

February 26, 2010

If acreage projections hold true, American growers could see $1 cotton in the near future, according to Allenberg CEO Joe

Report: Possible Price Spike Coming?

February 22, 2010

Fertilizer prices could see a spike in prices as demand picks up this spring, according to a Rabobank report. With

Rabobank Paints Bearish Grains Picture

February 2, 2010

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) corn prices collapsed following the release of the January USDA report. Prices had rallied over

There’s More to Cotton Than Lint

January 8, 2010

Will the value of cottonseed exceed the value of fiber one day? Is it a question or a puzzle aimed

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Cleveland: Chinese Program Providing Market Stability, Price Boost

April 25, 2016

Cotton prices continue to advance, thanks to stability from an unlikely source – China.

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Shurley on Cotton: Recent Events and Market Direction

April 22, 2016

Although it’s a painful time for cotton right now, there are potential positive factors on the horizon that could eventually lead to better prices.

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Bulls and Bears Collide in Eventful Market Week

April 18, 2016

An exciting, bullish week for cotton prices turned bearish, as prices ran ahead of demand, the Chinese announced reserve sale plans, and USDA released its April WASDE report.

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Prices Tick Upward as Demand Debate Continues

April 11, 2016

Cotton prices moved higher in New York at week’s end. But all O.A. Cleveland heard about were his comments on Adidas and demand. So naturally, there’s more.

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Shurley on Cotton: Trying to Decipher the Numbers

April 4, 2016

Spending a little time discussing acres planted is fine for now. But it will all come down to how the weather impacts planted acres, and what happens during the growing season.

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Of Demand, Adidas and Planting Intentions

April 4, 2016

The market wants to make a major move. USDA says cotton acres will be will up. Yet demand remains the only game in town – everything else is window dressing.

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Riding Out Cotton’s Flooded Market

April 2, 2016

Joe Nicosia says better days are coming. But American cotton must persevere as China finally unloads its massive reserves.

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Cleveland: All Eyes on USDA Planting Intentions

March 28, 2016

As prices remain unchanged and China remains quiet, the cotton market awaits the USDA planting intentions report for possible good news.

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China Still Sits Heavy on the Market

March 21, 2016

Chinese reserve stocks still sit as a heavy hat on cotton prices, providing little reason to break above the 59-cent price resistance.

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Cleveland: Quality Premiums Are Coming

March 13, 2016

The quality premium for U.S. cotton has been holding steady, but improvement is on the horizon. Hold for it.

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Cleveland: No Moral Victories in the Market

March 7, 2016

The cotton market is famous for giving second chances, but it also takes no prisoners. We are not talking horseshoes here.