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Cotton Demand Facing Difficult Climate

May 27, 2009

By their very definition, markets are places where parties with competing goals come together. Sellers are trying to sell at

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The Time is Right

May 11, 2009

For two generations of consumers, “The Touch, The Feel of Cotton ― The Fabric of Our Lives” were the lyrics

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“The Fabric of Our Lives” Gets a Reprise

May 11, 2009

For two generations ‚”The touch, the feel of cotton” are the lyrics that have linked consumers to cotton. Cotton Incorporated

Market Analysis

Survey: U.S. Cotton Stocks Could Reach Six-Year Low

May 11, 2009

U.S. cotton inventories may fall to the lowest in six years by July 2010 as demand from domestic and overseas

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FiberMax Honors New Class of One Ton Growers

May 11, 2009

Bayer CropScience recently hosted the fourth annual FiberMax One Ton Club awards banquet to honor the 2008 class of One

Will Next Year Finally Be the “Next Year” We’ve Been Talking About?

April 28, 2009

Don’t look now, but there’s a little bit of a rally going on in the cotton market. The NYBOT December

Q&A with Monica Forti – Director of International Trading at The Seam

March 24, 2009

Could you describe your position at The Seam? My responsibility is to direct the international trading. Our International Marketplace includes

Pakistani Mills Look For The Competitive Edge

March 23, 2009

Pakistan’s cotton and textile industries have adapted to changes in the global cotton trading environment during recent years by investing

Bullish Hope Challenged

March 19, 2009

December ’09 futures by November had dropped in excess of 50 cents per pound in 4 months. In the meantime,

Positioning for the Rebound

March 12, 2009

The cotton industry is facing some of the most difficult hurdles it has had to clear in recent years. As

Market Distortions Demand Reform

March 12, 2009

Demand for commodities from speculative investment vehicles was a double-edged sword. On one side, it created higher than average price

Cotton Marketer of the Year

March 12, 2009

“In 2008, Max’s fixations began at around 78 cents per pounds and it went all the way up into the

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Cotton Board Opens Contest for Calendar Photos

September 20, 2017

The Cotton Board is looking for photo entries for the organization’s 2018 Industry Calendar. There will be prizes.

Market Analysis

USDA Spins Market with Record Supply-to-Use Ratio

September 15, 2017

Hurricanes were but a mere hiccup for the world and U.S. crops. Instead, USDA spun some record-setting numbers that left the market dizzy.

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Key Global Customers to See “The Cotton the World Trusts”

September 15, 2017

Textile manufacturing executives from 15 countries will visit the U.S. Cotton Belt September 25-29 for the 40th COTTON USA Orientation Tour sponsored by Cotton Council International.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Cotton Makes a Hard Landing

September 15, 2017

Following USDA’s September numbers, December cotton seems to have landed back in the 69-cent, pre-Harvey area.

Market Analysis

Higher Prices Holding as Winds Keep Blowing

September 10, 2017

An ill wind is blowing amidst the chaotic cotton trading wrought by back to back hurricanes slamming into two of the country’s major cotton producing regions. But which way does the wind blow?

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Cotton Inc, Bloomingdale’s Launch Digital Cotton Fashion Shopping

September 7, 2017

Cotton Incorporated and Bloomingdale’s have teamed to launch the first 60-second, shoppable fashion show for cotton apparel.

Market Analysis

Post Harvey, 75 Cents Back in Cotton’s Sights

September 2, 2017

It remains to be seen if the greater loss from Harvey will be to cotton quantity or quality. But it likely means a wider trading range, with 75 cents now possible.

Market Analysis

Shurley: Storms and Other Unknowns for September

September 1, 2017

September could be interesting. Loss evaluation from Harvey will still be underway, and all eyes are watching Irma. How will it all impact USDA’s September report…if at all?

Market Analysis

Hurricane Harvey Leaves Several Market Scenarios

September 1, 2017

Following Hurricane Harvey’s rampage through East and Coastal Texas, cotton growers face several possible outcomes based on the level of damage to their fields.

Market Analysis

Market Watching for Harvey’s Impact on U.S. Crop

August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey blew prices to triple digit gains on the week. Now, the market will assess crop damage to see if the storm blew up crop projections as well.

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Cotton Board Ups Funding for Cottonseed Marketing

August 24, 2017

An additional $100,000 is being devoted to increasing demand for cottonseed in the dairy feeding industry.