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Cotton #2 Mar '19 (CTH19)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Triple Digit Takeback for Cotton

Cotton futures rallied 49 to 103 points in the front month futures. March futures ended the week with a 1 point loss. In the weekly Commitment of Traders report with data and positions from Tuesday the 14th, managed money was listed at 30,263 contracts net long, the highest position on net in 56 weeks. The net long grew wk/wk as spec trader OI shorts were 3,909 lower and longs were 5,475 higher wk/wk. . The Seam online cotton trading platform added another 6,719 bales sold on 01/16, with an average gross price of 59.19 cents/lb. The Cotlook A index dropped a full penny to 79.20 on 01/16. The AWP for cotton was 61.40 cents/lb, and is good through Thursday.

Mar 20 Cotton closed at 71.25, up 103 points,

May 20 Cotton closed at 72.19, up 100 points

Jul 20 Cotton closed at 73.06, up 98 points

Oct 20 Cotton closed at 72.92, up 49 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
02/22/19
Expiration Date
03/07/19 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Cotton #2 Mar '19
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Mar Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jan 14, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
110,604 (+3,397)
150,902 (+12,371)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
63,080 (+7,359)
29,116 (-1,705)
Producers - Long / Short
47,319 (+633)
130,712 (+14,078)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
56,404 (+3,470)
13,309 (-1,001)
Managed Money - Long / Short
46,150 (+6,142)
16,839 (-2,704)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
16,930 (+1,217)
12,277 (+999)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
69.53 +3.41%
on 02/14/19
73.45 -2.11%
on 03/05/19
-0.91 (-1.25%)
since 02/07/19
3-Month
69.53 +3.41%
on 02/14/19
80.66 -10.86%
on 12/11/18
-8.33 (-10.38%)
since 12/07/18
52-Week
69.53 +3.41%
on 02/14/19
94.50 -23.92%
on 06/08/18
-6.21 (-7.95%)
since 03/07/18

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 16% Sell with a Average 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 72.21
1st Resistance Point 72.05
Last Price 71.90s
1st Support Level 71.82
2nd Support Level 71.75

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52-Week High 94.50
Fibonacci 61.8% 84.96
Fibonacci 50% 82.01
Fibonacci 38.2% 79.07
Last Price 71.90s
52-Week Low 69.53

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