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Cotton #2 Dec '21 (CTZ21)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Tuesday Bounce for Cotton

So far for Tuesday, front month cotton futures are bouncing back from their mixed Monday close. Gains are limited to 88 points for midday. 

Crop Progress data from NASS showed 86% of cotton bolls were opened as of 10/17. That compares to 88% on average. Cotton harvest had advanced 8% points through the week to now 28% complete. The 5-year average is to be a third of the way done by 10/17. 

The DSQ from 10/18 showed 2,244 bales were added to the program, bringing the season’s total to 73k bales. The daily Classings update showed 16,549 bales of upland cotton was classed on 10/18. The Cotlook A index was 116.35 cents/lb on 10/18 after an extra 15 point bump. The AWP for cotton is 92.88 cents/lb. 

Dec 21 Cotton  is at 107.86, up 82 points,

Mar 22 Cotton  is at 105.85, up 90 points,

May 22 Cotton  is at 104.8, up 73 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
$2,915/2,650
First Notice Date
11/23/21 (35 days)
Expiration Date
12/08/21 (50 days)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Oct 12, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
102,682 (+6,995)
226,731 (-2,241)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
124,338 (-9,969)
12,947 (-74)
Producers - Long / Short
32,543 (+2,952)
201,437 (-6,937)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
58,551 (+618)
13,706 (+1,271)
Managed Money - Long / Short
85,950 (-8,786)
683 (-444)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
38,388 (-1,183)
12,264 (+370)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
88.95 +21.45%
on 09/20/21
116.48 -7.25%
on 10/08/21
+15.70 (+17.00%)
since 09/17/21
3-Month
86.55 +24.82%
on 07/20/21
116.48 -7.25%
on 10/08/21
+21.32 (+24.59%)
since 07/19/21
52-Week
68.00 +58.87%
on 11/02/20
116.48 -7.25%
on 10/08/21
+37.41 (+52.97%)
since 10/19/20

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Tuesday Bounce for Cotton

So far for Tuesday, front month cotton futures are bouncing back from their mixed Monday close. Gains are limited to 88 points for midday. Crop Progress data from NASS showed 86% of cotton bolls were...

CTK21 : 89.48s (+3.77%)
CTH22 : 106.04 (+1.04%)
CTZ21 : 108.02 (+0.92%)
Coffee Prices Mixed as Robusta Falls on Ample Rain in Vietnam

Dec arabica coffee (KCZ21 ) this morning is up +2.80 (+1.39%), and Nov ICE Robusta coffee (RMX21 ) is down -8 (-0.38%). Coffee prices this morning are mixed, with robusta falling to a 1-week low. Arabica...

KCZ21 : 204.25s (+1.31%)
RMF22 : 2,120s (+0.24%)
^USDBRL : 5.57793 (+1.20%)
Cotton Modestly Lower in Early Tuesday Trading

Cotton futures are modestly lower in early Tuesday trading, down 13 to 27 points. Monday’s wide range session concluded with mixed prices. Front month futures were down 5 to 29 points at the bell, while...

CTZ21 : 108.02 (+0.92%)
CTH22 : 106.04 (+1.04%)
CTZ21 : 108.02 (+0.92%)
Mixed Close for Cotton

Monday’s wide ranged session concluded with mixed prices. Front month futures were down 5 to 29 points at the bell, while the other nearbys gained 10 to 19 points. Crop Progress data from NASS showed...

CTZ21 : 108.02 (+0.92%)
CTH22 : 106.04 (+1.04%)
CTZ21 : 108.02 (+0.92%)
Crop Progress

Crop Progress - 2021-10-18

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Cocoa Prices Are Undercut by Below-Average Global Demand

Dec ICE NY cocoa (CCZ21 ) on Monday closed up +3 (+0.12%), and Dec ICE London cocoa #7 (CAZ21 ) closed down -1 (-0.11%). Cocoa prices on Monday settled mixed with London cocoa dropping to a 2-1/2 week...

CCZ21 : 2,559s (-1.95%)
CAH22 : 1,791s (-1.54%)
Sugar Closes Lower After Czarnikow Forecasts a Global Sugar Surplus

March NY world sugar #11 (SBH22 ) on Monday closed down -0.45 (-2.27%). Dec London white sugar #5 (SWZ21 ) closed down -12.70 (-2.44%). Sugar prices on Monday fell sharply, with NY sugar falling to 3-week...

SBH22 : 18.87s (-2.48%)
SWZ21 : 500.50s (-1.34%)
^USDBRL : 5.57793 (+1.20%)
Coffee Prices Post Moderate Losses on Robust Rain in Brazil

Dec arabica coffee (KCZ21 ) on Monday closed down -1.80 (-0.88%), and Nov ICE Robusta coffee (RMX21 ) closed down -7 (-0.33%). Coffee prices on Monday posted moderate losses on signs of robust rain in...

KCZ21 : 204.25s (+1.31%)
RMF22 : 2,120s (+0.24%)
Cotton Firm at Midday

After a wide ranged session on Friday led to little change at the close, Monday’s midday board shows another huge 400+ point range with prices now mixed within 10 points of UNCH. FAS Export Sales data...

CTK21 : 89.48s (+3.77%)
CTH22 : 106.04 (+1.04%)
CTZ21 : 108.02 (+0.92%)
Coffee Prices Slide on Robust Rain in Brazil

Dec arabica coffee (KCZ21) this morning is down -1.05 (-0.62%), and Nov ICE Robusta coffee (RMX21) is down -6 (-0.28%). Coffee prices this morning are moving lower on signs of robust rain in Brazil, which...

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 113.63
2nd Resistance Point 111.66
1st Resistance Point 109.35
Last Price 107.98
1st Support Level 105.07
2nd Support Level 103.10
3rd Support Level 100.79

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52-Week High 116.48
Last Price 107.98
Fibonacci 61.8% 97.96
Fibonacci 50% 92.24
Fibonacci 38.2% 86.52
52-Week Low 68.00

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