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Cotton #2 Dec '22 (CTZ22)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Prices Red Thus Far for Friday

Cotton prices are trading with midday losses of 39 to 137 points. October futures are up by 589 points as the delivery process works on a no limit market. Preliminary OI was still just 14 contracts as of 9/29’s settle. 

The Cotlook A Index was 107.10 on 9/29 after a 40 point boost. USDA’s FSA lowered the AWP for cotton by another 646 points to 82.42 cents. ICE certified stocks were up to 1,123 bales. 

Dec 22 Cotton  is at 83.74, down 142 points,

Mar 23 Cotton  is at 82.02, down 71 points,

May 23 Cotton  is at 80.68, down 65 points

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Cotton #2
Contract Size
50,000 pounds (approximately 100 bales)
Tick Size
0.01 cents per pound ($5.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
8:00p.m. - 1:20p.m. (Settles 1:15p.m.) CST
Exchange
ICE/US
Point Value
$500
Margin/Maintenance
$4,950/4,500
First Notice Date
11/23/22 (54 days)
Expiration Date
12/07/22 (68 days)

Seasonal Chart

Cotton #2 Dec '22
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Sep 20, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
102,276 (+6,617)
151,989 (+1,645)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
71,269 (-3,723)
27,315 (+363)
Producers - Long / Short
51,166 (+6,330)
112,406 (+659)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
41,533 (-644)
30,006 (+55)
Managed Money - Long / Short
46,035 (-6,439)
7,237 (-311)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
25,234 (+2,716)
20,078 (+674)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
83.60 +0.25%
on 09/30/22
114.15 -26.58%
on 08/31/22
-28.51 (-25.38%)
since 08/30/22
3-Month
82.54 +1.54%
on 07/15/22
119.59 -29.92%
on 08/16/22
-15.03 (-15.21%)
since 06/30/22
52-Week
82.54 +1.54%
on 07/15/22
133.79 -37.36%
on 05/17/22
-2.14 (-2.49%)
since 09/30/21

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Cotton Prices Red Thus Far for Friday

Cotton prices are trading with midday losses of 39 to 137 points. October futures are up by 589 points as the delivery process works on a no limit market. Preliminary OI was still just 14 contracts as...

CTV22 : 93.00 (+6.76%)
CTZ22 : 84.11 (-1.23%)
CTH23 : 82.61 (-0.15%)
Coffee Prices Slip on Brazilian Real Weakness and Harvest Pressures

December arabica coffee (KCZ22 ) this morning is down -3.75 (-1.66%), and Nov ICE Robusta coffee (RMX22 ) is down -24 (-1.10%). Coffee prices this morning are sharply lower, with robusta falling to a 1-1/2...

KCZ22 : 221.70 (-1.77%)
RMX22 : 2,156 (-1.19%)
^USDBRL : 5.41017 (+0.21%)
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Mixed Morning for Cotton Market

Morning cotton quotes are mixed but mostly higher into Friday. At the close for Thursday’s cotton trade, prices were 259 to 333 points in the red. For December, that had prices just 262 points above...

CTV22 : 93.00 (+6.76%)
CTZ22 : 84.11 (-1.23%)
CTH23 : 82.61 (-0.15%)
Cocoa (CC) Bounces Off Weekly Chart Downtrend Support

Cocoa (CC) gained for a 4th straight day yesterday, closing back above the psychologically key 2300 whole figure level. Any daily close above the daily chart downchannel resistance will dramatically increase...

CCZ22 : 2,346 (+0.82%)
3 Cent Losses for Cotton

At the close for Thursday’s cotton trade, prices were 259 to 333 points in the red. For December that has prices just 262 points above the July low. USDA’s weekly Export Sales data had 30,222 RBs...

CTV22 : 93.00 (+6.76%)
CTZ22 : 84.11 (-1.23%)
CTH23 : 82.61 (-0.15%)
Cocoa Prices Gain on Smaller Supplies from Nigeria

December ICE NY cocoa (CCZ22 ) on Thursday closed up +45 (+1.97%), and December ICE London cocoa #7 (CAZ22 ) closed up +9 (+0.47%). Cocoa prices Thursday posted moderate gains, with London cocoa posting...

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Sugar Prices Climb Ahead of Oct Sugar Futures Expiration

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Coffee Prices Close Lower on Weakness in Brazilian Real

December arabica coffee (KCZ22 ) on Thursday closed down -3.00 (-1.31%), and Nov ICE Robusta coffee (RMX22 ) closed down -26 (-1.18%). Coffee prices Thursday posted moderate losses. Weakness in the Brazilian...

KCZ22 : 221.70 (-1.77%)
RMX22 : 2,156 (-1.19%)
^USDBRL : 5.41017 (+0.21%)
Cotton Dropping Triple Digits

Cotton futures are sitting near their lows through the first part of Thursday. On the board the market is 169 to 259 points lower with December now 340 points above the July low. USDA’s weekly Export...

CTV22 : 93.00 (+6.76%)
CTZ22 : 84.11 (-1.23%)
CTH23 : 82.61 (-0.15%)

Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Sell Signal with a Average Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 91.66
2nd Resistance Point 90.29
1st Resistance Point 87.73
Last Price 84.01
1st Support Level 83.80
2nd Support Level 82.43
3rd Support Level 79.87

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52-Week High 133.79
Fibonacci 61.8% 114.21
Fibonacci 50% 108.16
Fibonacci 38.2% 102.12
Last Price 84.01
52-Week Low 82.54

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