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Market Analysis

The U.S. & China: The Twain Meets

March 5, 2009

On November 7th, Yao Ming and his Houston Rockets came to Memphis and vanquished the hometown Grizzlies, 86-80. Less than

Marketing

Cotton Marketing 101

March 4, 2009

Most cotton growers are very knowledgeable when it comes to growing and harvesting a crop. They have years of experience,

Marketing

Cotton Vs. Corn: Paradox Proves Logic

March 4, 2009

Thesis, antithesis, synthesis: The Hegelian dialectic triad. Wilhelm F. Hegel was an 18th-century German philosopher who believed that all things

Marketing

NYBOT and Cotton Grower Announce Marketers of the Year

March 3, 2009

While eating lunch one afternoon during the 2004 Beltwide Cotton Conference in San Antonio, California producers Bob Hull and Jack

Promotion

Funding Cotton Incorporated Is Money Well Spent

March 3, 2009

Each year when cotton producers are charged their per bale assessment to fund research and promotion at Cotton Incorporated, they

Strengthening American Cotton’s Marketability

March 2, 2009

Cotton Incorporated designs research and promotion projects to strengthen the market position of American cotton at every stop along cotton’s

‘Passport’ To Global Success

March 2, 2009

This country is going to hell in a handbasket. I wish I had a dime from every person that ever

2007 Cotton Market Outlook

March 2, 2009

He said they were big shoes to fill. He said it was a tough act to follow. Then he went

Working For You

March 2, 2009

Information dissemination and the development and implementation of innovative consumer products are two very important strategies for increasing cotton demand.

Paradigm Shift Changes Market For The U.S. Cotton Grower

March 2, 2009

Even during trying times and with challenges ahead, the United States cotton industry is well positioned to maintain its leadership

Endearing ‘Millennials’ to Cotton

February 26, 2009

Cotton Incorporated’s “The Fabric of Our Lives” television advertising campaign has successfully created an emotional bond between U.S. consumers and

The Fabric Of Your Lives

February 26, 2009

If you’ve been following the exploits of our associate editor Drew Harris as he gets deep into planting a half-acre

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Promotion

The Cotton Board Recommends $70 Million for Cotton Inc. Programs

August 29, 2016

During its recent annual meeting, The Cotton Board voted to recommend Cotton Incorporated’s 2017 budget of $70 million and elected new officers for the 2016/2017 program year.

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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!

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.

Market Analysis

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.”

Market Analysis

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.