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Cleveland: USDA Report Further Hinders Cotton Market

December 13, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Cleveland Special for Bayer CropScience As if the cotton market had not suffered enough damage this past

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Cleveland: Cotton Falls Through 93 Cent Price Floor

December 6, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Cleveland Special for Bayer CropScience So much for my 93/94 cent floor price…maybe I need to sleep

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Cleveland: The Price Pressure is On

November 22, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Cleveland Special for Bayer CropScience And the pressure is on! U.S. export sales, over the past two

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Cleveland: Cotton Pushes Back Over the Dollar Mark

November 15, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University Special for Bayer CropScience After pushing down to near the 96

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Cleveland: Cotton Market Plows Through Peak Ginning Season

November 8, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Cleveland Special for Bayer CropScience I’m thankful for a somewhat working shoulder and associated hand; let’s see

Cleveland: Cotton Market Tests Support Levels

October 24, 2011

By Dr. O.A. Cleveland Special for Bayer CropScience After being down all week, cotton prices, basis the New York ICE

Cotton Market Trending Sideways

October 18, 2011

Plexus N. Y. futures remained in a sideways trend, with December closing 117 points lower at 101.56 cents. Although the

Strong Dollar Reigns in the Cotton Bull

October 3, 2011

By Dr. O. A Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University For Bayer CropScience Cotton prices eased above the dollar sign

Life Cycle Inventory and Analysis Project Completed

October 3, 2011

Cotton Incorporated announced the completion of a comprehensive life cycle inventory and life cycle analysis of cotton products. The analysis

Cotton Recovers Early Losses

October 3, 2011

Plexus New York futures managed to recover some of last week’s heavy losses, as December gained 293 points last week

Cleveland: Cotton Prices Falter Along with Other Commodities

September 26, 2011

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

Cleveland: Dollar Cotton Returns

September 13, 2011

By Dr. O. A. Cleveland Professor Emeritus, Mississippi State University Special for Bayer CropScience Cotton prices gaped higher and had

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Time for Growers to Start Pricing Their 2017 Crop

February 17, 2017

Dr. O.A. Cleveland believes growers should price at least 50% of their anticipated 2017 crop now with the December ICE contract above 74 cents.

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Shurley on Cotton: A Lot Going on and a Lot to Digest

February 13, 2017

The 2017 cotton market appears to be on increasingly stable and improved economic footing compared to 2016.

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NCC: U.S. Cotton Industry Hinges on World Demand, China, Global Supply

February 11, 2017

According to NCC economists, several key questions will shape the 2017 economic outlook for the U.S. cotton industry.

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Market Fueled by Demand, Mills and Shrinking Carryover

February 10, 2017

Cotton futures continue to hold tight to the 75-76 cent level, thanks to ever-increasing demand, mill indecision and shrinking world carryover.

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78 Cent Cotton? The Opportunities are There.

February 6, 2017

Titanic bullishness has captured the cotton market, providing opportunities for nearby cotton futures prices to top 78 cents.

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Strengthening Prices, Strong Demand and Bon Jovi Jeans

January 30, 2017

The narrow three cent trading range – 72.50 to 75.50 cents – remains in play, but pressure is building for cotton prices to move higher. Maybe Jon Bon Jovi’s new line of denim jeans will help.

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Market Remains Strong as The Limited Bows Out

January 20, 2017

The market consolidated gains of the past few weeks, just as The Limited – a primary supplier of cotton to women – closes its doors.

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Shurley on Cotton: Opportunities in Improved Market

January 16, 2017

March futures have improved, and January is looking like a good month. The big question and the uncertainty is whether or not this will last.

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Market Holds in Face of USDA Report Adjustments

January 16, 2017

From now likely into the mid-March trading period, the very bullish call sales ratio will continue to carry the ball for the bulls.

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Bull Market Pushes Prices to Five Month High

January 9, 2017

Prices reached a five-month high, as cotton demand flexed its muscles and pushed the market up.

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Could the Market Drift into the Mid-70s? It’s Possible.

December 28, 2016

The 70-73 cent price range remains very firm, with a good chance that the market could drift into the mid-70s.