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Cotton #2 Dec '21 (CTZ21)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Mixed at Midday

Old crop cotton futures are trading 43 points in the black. New crop prices on the other hand are 2 to 10 points in the red reflecting the rain forecasts for the southern US. 

The online cotton trading platform The Seam noted 37 bales were sold on 6/14 for an average gross price of 70.07 cents. USDA’s 6/15 Daily Spot Quotations report showed just 7 bales were sold. The Cotlook A index for June 15 was 135 points lower to 94.85 c/lb. The Adjusted World Price for cotton is 72.36 cents/lb through Thursday. 

Jul 21 Cotton  is at 85.71, up 43 points,

Dec 21 Cotton  is at 86.7, down 10 points,

Mar 22 Cotton  is at 86.57, down 2 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 (160 days)
Expiration Date
12/07/21 (174 days)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jun 8, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
104,473 (-696)
180,586 (+3,558)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
79,752 (+1,532)
13,673 (-341)
Producers - Long / Short
26,580 (+591)
160,241 (+4,917)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
71,802 (-2,066)
14,254 (-2,138)
Managed Money - Long / Short
43,613 (+1,829)
8,753 (-708)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
36,139 (-297)
4,920 (+367)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
81.31 +6.08%
on 05/17/21
88.50 -2.54%
on 06/11/21
+5.03 (+6.19%)
since 05/14/21
3-Month
75.34 +14.48%
on 03/26/21
88.50 -2.54%
on 06/11/21
+2.60 (+3.11%)
since 03/16/21
52-Week
59.00 +46.19%
on 06/26/20
89.28 -3.39%
on 02/25/21
+27.19 (+46.04%)
since 06/16/20

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Cotton Mixed at Midday

Old crop cotton futures are trading 43 points in the black. New crop prices on the other hand are 2 to 10 points in the red reflecting the rain forecasts for the southern US.  The online cotton trading...

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CTV21 : 86.62 (-1.13%)
CTZ21 : 86.08 (-0.83%)
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July ICE NY cocoa (CCN21 ) this morning is down -39 (-1.64%), and July ICE London cocoa #7 (CAN21 ) is down -8 -0.50%). Cocoa prices this morning are moderately lower, with NY cocoa falling to a 6-week...

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July arabica coffee (KCN21 ) this morning is up +1.75 (+1.16%), and July ICE Robusta coffee (RMN21 ) is up +17 (+1.08%). Coffee prices this morning are moderately higher on tighter U.S. supplies and strength...

KCU21 : 155.45s (+1.44%)
RMU21 : 1,629s (+1.81%)
^USDBRL : 5.00455 (-0.80%)
NY Sugar Sees Support from a Jump in Crude Oil to a 2-1/2 Year High

July NY world sugar #11 (SBN21 ) this morning is up +0.06 (+0.35%), and Aug London white sugar #5 (SWQ21 ) is down -3.60 (-0.82%). Sugar prices this morning are mixed, with London sugar falling to a 2-month...

SBV21 : 17.20s (unch)
SWQ21 : 437.00s (-0.86%)
^USDBRL : 5.00455 (-0.80%)
Cotton Fades Tuesday Rally Early Wednesday

Cotton futures are 15 to 40 points lower this morning. Yesterday’s Turnaround Tuesday rally left cotton prices 33 points higher in old crop and 54 to 73 points higher for new crop contracts.  NOAA’s...

CTN21 : 85.23 (-0.06%)
CTV21 : 86.62 (-1.13%)
CTZ21 : 86.08 (-0.83%)
Cotton Market Rallies on Tuesday

Turnaround Tuesday in cotton left prices 33 points higher in old crop and 54 to 73 points higher for new crop contracts.  NOAA’s 7day QPF calls for heavy rain in the Delta accumulating over the next...

CTN21 : 85.23 (-0.06%)
CTV21 : 86.62 (-1.13%)
CTZ21 : 86.08 (-0.83%)
Cocoa Prices Close Moderately Lower on the Outlook for a Bumper Cocoa Crop in Ghana

July ICE NY cocoa (CCN21 ) on Tuesday closed down -23 (-0.96%), and July ICE London cocoa #7 (CAN21 ) closed down -5 (-0.31%). Cocoa prices on Tuesday closed moderately lower on signs of a bumper cocoa...

CCU21 : 2,422s (-0.25%)
CAU21 : 1,624s (-0.49%)
Arabica Coffee Closes at a New 2-1/2 Week Low as Heavy Rain in Brazil Eases Drought Concerns

July arabica coffee (KCN21 ) on Tuesday closed down -2.90 (-1.88%), and July ICE Robusta coffee (RMN21 ) closed up +4 (+0.25%). Coffee prices on Tuesday settled mixed, with arabica posting a new 2-1/2...

KCU21 : 155.45s (+1.44%)
RMU21 : 1,629s (+1.81%)
Sugar Prices Settle Moderately Lower as Drought Concerns Ease in Brazil

July NY world sugar #11 (SBN21 ) on Tuesday closed down -0.24 (-1.39%), and Aug London white sugar #5 (SWQ21 ) closed down -7.70 (-1.72%). Sugar prices on Tuesday extended their four-session slide, with...

SBV21 : 17.20s (unch)
SWQ21 : 437.00s (-0.86%)
New Crop Cotton Trading Higher

New crop cotton futures are stronger through midday with gains of 26 to 33 points. Old crop July has been within 5 points of UNCH widening the old to new crop carry. At midday the carry to Dec was 1.51...

CTK21 : 89.48s (+3.77%)
CTV21 : 86.62 (-1.13%)
CTZ21 : 86.08 (-0.83%)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 89.10
2nd Resistance Point 88.04
1st Resistance Point 87.42
Last Price 86.07
1st Support Level 85.74
2nd Support Level 84.68
3rd Support Level 84.06

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52-Week High 89.28
Last Price 86.07
Fibonacci 61.8% 77.71
Fibonacci 50% 74.14
Fibonacci 38.2% 70.57
52-Week Low 59.00

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