October 23, 2014
Cotton Incorporated will again host Cotton’s 24 Hour Runway Show – a fashion marathon featuring a different cotton look every minute – in early November.
October 11, 2014
After recently falling to the 61-cent level, prices have made a modest, but still welcomed, recovery.
October 7, 2014
With cotton prices sitting below the threshold that triggers government loan repayment assistance, the pressure for growers to move their cotton to market after harvest may be reduced.
October 6, 2014
The more things change, the more they stay the same. But through their recent actions, the primary fundamental in the marketplace has now become the Chinese government.
October 3, 2014
Recent news from China has left the market cautiously bearish, mindful of the fact that there is still a lot of harvest time weather to negotiate.
October 3, 2014
Noting the predicted 1.8 million tons of surplus cotton production and changes in China's cotton policy, a recent report from International Cotton Advisory Committee says prices are unlikely to rise to the levels of the last two seasons.
October 2, 2014
After a few regulatory delays, IntercontinentalExchange plans to launch its postponed global cotton futures contract early next year.
September 29, 2014
Weighed down by unexpected announcements from China, cotton prices continued to trend lower and confusion reigned, as traders attempted to decipher the actual Chinese cotton policy.
September 26, 2014
This is not a good time to be trying to sell cotton. Nothing will appear relatively attractive at this point, but growers nevertheless need to carefully consider their options.
September 23, 2014
Apparel manufacturers from eight countries will get a good look at U.S. cotton yarn and fabric production during Cotton Council International’s 2014 COTTON USA Western Hemisphere Uniform Manufacturers Tour.
November 21, 2014
The recent COTTON USA Sourcing USA Summit brought representatives from global sourcing companies together with the U.S. cotton industry to discuss the advantages of U.S.-grown cotton.
November 17, 2014
The recent trading action that pushed cotton prices into the 50s is linked to the interplay of spec short covering and spec long liquidation, which should keep the market in its current sideways trend.
November 11, 2014
USDA’s November crop production and supply/demand numbers are little changed from the October numbers.
October 31, 2014
With the conclusion of the WTO Brazil case, the U.S. cotton industry can bring a renewed focus to the challenges ahead, coming from a familiar source.
October 27, 2014
An end of week uptick closed the market up 81 points from the previous week. But the longer-term direction is still sideways, with a range of mostly 62 to 67 cents.