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Cotton #2 May '17 (CTK17)

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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
73.35 +4.68%
on 04/10/17
81.56 -5.86%
on 05/04/17
+3.32 (+4.52%)
since 04/07/17
3-Month
73.35 +4.68%
on 04/10/17
81.56 -5.86%
on 05/04/17
+0.35 (+0.46%)
since 02/08/17
52-Week
61.08 +25.70%
on 05/12/16
81.56 -5.86%
on 05/04/17
+14.67 (+23.62%)
since 05/06/16

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Fri Aug 18, 4:56PM CDT
Cotton futures were mostly 19 to 50 points higher on Friday, as nearby Oct showed no volume. The US dollar was slightly supportive, as it was down 202 points. The USDA cotton AWP for this week is 59.70, down from 62.46 cents/lb in the week just ended. The Cotlook A index for August 17 was down 30 points at 77.40 cents/lb. Friday afternoon’s CFTC report indicated spec traders trimming their net long position in cotton futures and options trading by 4,390 contracts to +29,596 contracts as of Tuesday. China sold 23,400 MT of the 29,476 MT of cotton offered at Friday’s auction of state reserves. On the week, they sold 70.77% of the 148,237 MT offered. Oct 17 Cotton closed at 67.790, up 34 points, Dec 17 Cotton closed at 67.280, up 37 points May 18 Cotton closed at 67.710, up 38 points

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 8% Sell with a Weakening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Minimum.

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Contract Specifications

Barchart Symbol CT
Contract Cotton #2
Exchange Symbol CT
Exchange ICEUS
Point Value $500
Tick Size 0.01 cents per pound ($5.00 per contract)
Margin/Maintenance $2,200/2,000

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Support & Resistance

2nd Resistance Point 77.71
1st Resistance Point 77.25
Last Price 76.78s
1st Support Level 76.55
2nd Support Level 76.31

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