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Cleveland: Continued Clear Sailing for Cotton Prices

April 12, 2011

By Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience Cotton prices found mostly clear sailing last

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Cleveland: USDA Report Drives Prices Up

April 6, 2011

By Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience The USDA March 31 planting intentions report

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Cleveland: Return of the Bulls

March 29, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience The cotton market came back strong last week

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If You Like It Enough to Plant It, You Like It Enough to Price It

March 21, 2011

By Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience The chink in cotton’s price armor mentioned

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Cleveland: The Bull Market Takes a Breather, But For How Long?

March 15, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Clevleand Professor Emeritus at Mississippi State University Special for Bayer CropScience   March established cotton’s all time

Cleveland: No Rest for Weary in Cotton Market

March 8, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University  Special for Bayer CropScience The cotton market offers no rest for

Cotton Soars By Daily Limit for Third Day

March 1, 2011

By Jae Hur Bloomberg Cotton futures surged by the daily limit for a third day in New York amid concern

Cleveland: A Volatile Week for Cotton Prices

March 1, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience Cotton prices took it on the chin all

Cleveland: Two Dollar Cotton On the Horizon?

February 1, 2011

By Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer Crop Science In 1980 Hollywood gave the world

There and Back Again

January 27, 2011

By Scott Stiles Extension Economist University of Arkansas In some respects the fundamentals of the cotton market today are similar

Runaway Prices

January 27, 2011

By Carl G. Anderson Professor Emeritus Texas A&M University The market environment of the U.S. cotton industry is being restructured

Noted Economists Offer Risk Management Advice in Memphis

January 25, 2011

Farmers have the opportunity to discuss critical market-based price risk strategies with some of the brightest minds in the industry

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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!

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Mother Nature Now in Charge of the Market

July 24, 2016

At this point in the crop production year, be assured that Mother Nature will still have the major say with respect to cotton prices.

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Cleveland: USDA Turns the Bulls Loose

July 18, 2016

Say it again: Technicals are the leading indicator of fundamentals; they kept telling us higher prices were coming.

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Shurley on Cotton: It’s Christmas in July!

July 13, 2016

The calendar says July. But for cotton growers, it may as well be “Merry Christmas.”

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Watching Bulls, Bears and Fundamentals

July 11, 2016

Fundamentals rule in the long run, but technicals provide the roadmap. Just be sure to keep an eye on the bulls and bears.

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Cleveland: A Fun Week of Bulls, Bears and Brexit

July 5, 2016

The cotton market experienced a fun, exciting week as trading focused on strong bullish and bearish fundamentals – and little to no impact from Brexit.

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Shurley: Acreage Numbers Could Challenge Range-Bound Prices

July 1, 2016

In light of the June 30 USDA acres planted numbers, it would have to be considered good news if cotton’s “range bound” prices can remain at or above 64 cents.