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Cotton Incorporated Teams with Gap for Denim Drive

March 8, 2010

Cotton Incorporated announced recently that they will be working with Gap to launch the COTTON. FROM BLUE TO GREEN. denim


Indian Brands and Retailers Licensed to Use Seal of Cotton Trademark

March 3, 2010

Brands and retailers in India can now become licensed to use the Seal of Cotton trademark to draw attention to


Cotton Futures Jump to Highest Price in Two Years

March 1, 2010

Sonja Elmquist BusinessWeek.com Cotton futures jumped to the highest price in almost two years, extending a rally that began three


Cotton Museum Launches Major Expansion Plan

February 26, 2010

The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange recently debuted its 1,650-square-foot space on the ground floor of the Cotton Exchange Building

Market Analysis

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

Cotton Rises to 20 Month High

February 25, 2010

By Debarati Roy Bloomberg Cotton futures rose to the highest level in almost 20 months on speculation that production will

Mayers Resigns as Cotton Board CEO

February 23, 2010

Drayton Mayers has resigned as CEO of the Cotton Board. In a statement released on February 17, Larkin Martin, Chairman

Rethinking Cotton Subsidies

February 22, 2010

U.S. cotton subsidies have come under intense scrutiny on the international scene recently, with the governing body of the World

Setting The Record Straight

February 22, 2010

When Cotton Incorporated’s Jeanne Reeves set out to find a way to keep track of the company’s production costs on

Preserving Cotton’s History

February 22, 2010

Back in 2008, Cotton Incorporated became a contributor to one of the most unique cotton museums in the United States.

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

The Golden Ticket?

February 18, 2010

It’s been over a year since I toured the Cotton Incorporated facilities in Cary, NC, but I can remember just

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Market Analysis

Shurley: Demand Is Key to Price Strength and Stability

November 21, 2017

Demand is the key to cotton's future. We still have a way to go, but the outlook has certainly improved.

Market Analysis

U.S. Sales Booming to Meet Bullish Demand

November 17, 2017

Cotton appears to be caught in a battle between supply and supply. And that keeps prices well positioned to stay where they are.

Market Analysis

Increased Cotton Demand Moving the Market

November 11, 2017

A bullish supply demand report for November proves that demand moves markets. And demand for cotton has resurfaced.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Yields, Quality, Consumption Still Rising

November 4, 2017

Reports of high yields, premium quality and growing consumption are keeping prices at the higher end of the trading range.

Market Analysis

India and Frost Combine to Prop Up Market

October 27, 2017

India’s plan to keep more of its cotton for domestic use, plus a potential freeze in West Texas, propped up the market during the past week.

Market Analysis

Bears Growling on Harvest and Demand Challenges

October 22, 2017

Although current trading activity represents a bearish price outlook, Dr. O.A. Cleveland still believes the 65 cent price support will hold. . .even though more experts are abandoning that position.

Market Analysis

Shurley: October Numbers Not As Expected, But Prices Hold

October 18, 2017

USDA’s October production and supply and demand estimates are like apples – pick and choose and you’ll find some numbers you like...and some you won’t.

Market Analysis

Trying to Read the Market: Bearish, Neutral or Bullish?

October 13, 2017

After finding USDA’s October WASDE report initially bearish and somewhat neutral, cotton prices went mildly bullish thinking about stronger demand and the real size of the U.S. and foreign crops.

Market Analysis

Examining Loan Program and Rate Changes for 2017

October 9, 2017

Dr. Don Shurley provides an analysis of what changes in the marketing assistance loan for 2017 could mean for cotton growers.

Market Analysis

Prices Still Sideways as Bearish Moods Grow

October 6, 2017

The market is watching weather and waiting for USDA’s October report. But bearish signs are starting to surface in some segments.

Market Analysis

Cleveland: Market in Hang On and Wait Mode

October 1, 2017

Cotton prices are holding without clear direction right now, as the market continues to watch USDA projections and harvest conditions for answers.