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Cotton #2 Mar '20 (CTH20)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Mixed to Mostly Lower on Monday

Cotton came out of the weekend with losses, front month futures were down 26 to 71 points. The March futures came back from midday lows closing with a high and reduced the carry to May. China has officially extended the Chinese New Year holiday shut downs into mid-February and is limiting travel. Some schools will be closed until at least February 17. All of this is expected to hit GDP growth and consumption of consumer goods. The online cotton trading platform The Seam sold 29,749 bales last week, as Friday trades added 3,017 bales at an avg gross price of 60.39 cents/lb. The Cotlook A index was back down 115 points and was 79.05 cents/lb for 01/24. The AWP for cotton is 61.29 cents/lb.

Mar 20 Cotton closed at 69.51, up 11 points,

May 20 Cotton closed at 69.94, down 26 points

Jul 20 Cotton closed at 70.68, down 44 points

Oct 20 Cotton closed at 69.68, down 71 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
02/24/20 (27 days)
Expiration Date
03/09/20 (41 days)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jan 21, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
115,101 (+4,497)
152,537 (+1,635)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
63,289 (+209)
31,426 (+2,310)
Producers - Long / Short
52,214 (+4,895)
131,305 (+593)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
55,165 (-1,239)
13,510 (+201)
Managed Money - Long / Short
46,358 (+208)
18,189 (+1,350)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
16,931 (+1)
13,237 (+960)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
68.00 +2.72%
on 01/27/20
71.96 -2.93%
on 01/13/20
+0.93 (+1.35%)
since 12/27/19
3-Month
63.70 +9.65%
on 11/21/19
71.96 -2.93%
on 01/13/20
+4.07 (+6.19%)
since 10/28/19
52-Week
57.65 +21.16%
on 08/26/19
78.08 -10.54%
on 04/12/19
-5.36 (-7.13%)
since 01/28/19

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 24% Buy with a Weakening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 70.92
1st Resistance Point 70.21
Last Price 69.87
1st Support Level 68.40
2nd Support Level 67.30

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52-Week High 78.08
Fibonacci 61.8% 70.28
Last Price 69.87
Fibonacci 50% 67.87
Fibonacci 38.2% 65.45
52-Week Low 57.65

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