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Cotton #2 Dec '20 (CTZ20)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Market Gaining on Tuesday

Tuesday cotton trading has futures 12 to 63 points in the black at midday. The S&P stock market futures continue to close in on the all-time high. NASS reported that 9% of this year’s crop was opening bolls as of August 9. The 5-yr average is 11%. Also from the weekly update, 71% of new crop cotton had set bolls. That was up 17% wk/wk and 1 ppt ahead of the 5-yr average pace. Cotton conditions were down a stiff 13 points on the Brugler500 to 322. AZ, AS, and CA cotton crops are still very highly rated, but cotton in TX is back below 300 on the Brugler500 index. The Cotlook A index fell back 2 and a half cents on Aug 10, to 68.75 cents/lb. The AWP for cotton is 49.44 cents/lb through Thursday. The week’s LDP is 2.56 cents/lb.

Oct 20 Cotton is at 62.46, up 12 points,

Dec 20 Cotton is at 63.29, up 49 points

Mar 21 Cotton is at 64.1, up 50 points

May 21 Cotton is at 64.64, up 43 points

--- provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

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
$2,915/2,650
First Notice Date
11/23/20 (104 days)
Expiration Date
12/08/20 (119 days)

Seasonal Chart

Cotton #2 Dec '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Aug 4, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
86,038 (+3,740)
129,783 (+10,763)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
58,940 (+1,182)
17,894 (-3,906)
Producers - Long / Short
25,042 (-344)
111,547 (+8,640)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
56,285 (+2,909)
13,525 (+948)
Managed Money - Long / Short
43,244 (+1,189)
13,458 (-4,882)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
15,696 (-7)
4,436 (+976)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
59.51 +6.60%
on 07/24/20
65.05 -2.48%
on 08/06/20
-0.87 (-1.35%)
since 07/10/20
3-Month
56.43 +12.42%
on 05/29/20
65.05 -2.48%
on 08/06/20
+5.81 (+10.08%)
since 05/11/20
52-Week
50.18 +26.42%
on 04/02/20
73.00 -13.10%
on 01/13/20
+0.19 (+0.30%)
since 08/09/19

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Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Buy Signal with a Soft Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 63.74
1st Resistance Point 63.27
Last Price 63.49
1st Support Level 62.17
2nd Support Level 61.54

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52-Week High 73.00
Fibonacci 61.8% 64.28
Last Price 63.49
Fibonacci 50% 61.59
Fibonacci 38.2% 58.90
52-Week Low 50.18

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