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Cotton #2 Dec '21 (CTZ21)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Board Ends Mixed

Going home on Monday, the cotton complex was mixed on the board. October and December contracts were red by 3 and 6 points respectively with March UNCH. The deferred May and June ’22 contracts gained 11 to 22 points to narrow the inverse.

The Crop Progress from NASS showed that 78% of the 2021/22 cotton crop was squaring. That was up from 69% last week and still trails the 5-yr average of 83%. NASS data showed that as of the 25th, 37% of cotton was setting bolls. The average is to see 42% for week 30. Cotton conditions were seen as a Brugler500 score of 363. That was a 3 point bump from last week, led by North Carolina which was up by 19 points wk/wk. AZ, AR, and MS were also stronger, though OK and Alabama were weaker. 

The Cotlook A index was another 125 points stronger to 50 points less than a buck at $0.995/lb. The USDA AWP for cotton is 76.58 through Thursday, up .62 from the previous week. 

Dec 21 Cotton  closed at 89.6, down 6 points,

Mar 22 Cotton  cl... Read more

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
11/23/21 (119 days)
Expiration Date
12/07/21 (133 days)

Seasonal Chart

Cotton #2 Dec '21
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 20, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
96,679 (-503)
185,650 (+4,994)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
94,235 (+6,324)
16,922 (+2,604)
Producers - Long / Short
21,619 (+422)
165,993 (+4,122)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
72,616 (-913)
17,213 (+884)
Managed Money - Long / Short
66,654 (+4,847)
9,642 (+2,074)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
27,581 (+1,477)
7,280 (+530)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
84.68 +6.28%
on 06/30/21
90.59 -0.65%
on 07/22/21
+2.82 (+3.23%)
since 06/25/21
3-Month
80.99 +11.12%
on 05/14/21
90.59 -0.65%
on 07/22/21
+2.80 (+3.21%)
since 04/27/21
52-Week
61.49 +46.37%
on 07/28/20
90.59 -0.65%
on 07/22/21
+28.27 (+45.80%)
since 07/27/20

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Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 92.25
2nd Resistance Point 91.07
1st Resistance Point 90.33
Last Price 90.05
1st Support Level 88.41
2nd Support Level 87.23
3rd Support Level 86.49

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52-Week High 90.59
Last Price 90.05
Fibonacci 61.8% 79.47
Fibonacci 50% 76.04
Fibonacci 38.2% 72.61
52-Week Low 61.49

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