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.
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.
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.
December 21, 2016
CCI continues vital international promotion activities for U.S. cotton.
December 19, 2016
U.S. export sales continue to lead trading. But conditions are growing for a potential “explosive fire” under the market.
December 16, 2016
Celebrating fifty years of Cotton Research and Promotion during 2016.
December 12, 2016
USDA’s December production and supply/demand estimates were as expected in some respects. But it also contained a few unexpected and positive surprises.
December 12, 2016
USDA’s seemingly bearish December supply demand report failed to break cotton’s upside momentum, presenting a small window to potentially revive the “Made in U.S.” theme.
November 4, 2017
Reports of high yields, premium quality and growing consumption are keeping prices at the higher end of the trading range.
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.
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.
September 22, 2017
The market is holding steady, thanks again to China. Their Reserve auction has reduced cotton stocks and bumped consumption. And now, polyester prices are rising as the Chinese trim production.