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Cotton #2 Dec '24 (CTZ24)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Rallies on Monday

Cotton futures closed out the Monday session with contracts up 6 to 194 points. The outside factors were offering pressure but ignored, with crude oil down 22 cents and the US dollar index up 167 points. 

NASS Crop Progress data indicated the US cotton crop ahead of development pace, with 64% squaring (vs. 63% on average) and 27% setting bolls (5% ahead of normal). Condition ratings were unchanged in the good/excellent categories at 45%, with 1% slipping from poor to very poor. The Brugler500 index was down 1 point to 319.

ICE certified cotton stocks were down 339 bales on decertification on July 12 at 41,122 bales. The Cotlook A Index was unchanged on July 12 at 81.50 cents/lb. The USDA Average World Price (AWP) was cut by 172 points on Thursday to 56.08 cents/lb last week and is effective through this week.

Dec 24 Cotton  closed at 72.44, up 117 points,

Mar 25 Cotton  closed at 74.26, up 116 points,

May 25 Cotton  closed at 75.59, up 112 points

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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 1:20p.m.) CST
Exchange
ICE/US
Point Value
$500
Margin/Maintenance
$2,348/2,350
First Notice Date
11/22/24 (130 days)
Expiration Date
12/06/24 (144 days)

Seasonal Chart

Cotton #2 Dec '24
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 9, 2024

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Commercials - Long / Short
105,227 (+2,347)
78,129 (-4,723)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
60,412 (+354)
84,921 (+7,542)
Producers - Long / Short
43,186 (+3,382)
61,527 (-4,656)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
56,551 (-1,212)
11,112 (-244)
Managed Money - Long / Short
28,130 (-2,099)
68,103 (+7,212)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
32,282 (+2,453)
16,818 (+330)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
70.00 +3.49%
on 06/17/24
75.84 -4.48%
on 06/27/24
+0.30 (+0.42%)
since 06/14/24
3-Month
70.00 +3.49%
on 06/17/24
80.92 -10.48%
on 04/16/24
-8.13 (-10.09%)
since 04/15/24
52-Week
70.00 +3.49%
on 06/17/24
85.25 -15.03%
on 02/28/24
-5.62 (-7.20%)
since 07/14/23

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Cotton Rallies on Monday

Cotton futures closed out the Monday session with contracts up 6 to 194 points. The outside factors were offering pressure but ignored, with crude oil down 22 cents and the US dollar index up 167 points....

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CTZ24 : 72.44s (+1.64%)
CTZ24 : 72.44s (+1.64%)
Crop Progress

Crop Progress - 2024-07-15

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Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 75.39
2nd Resistance Point 74.19
1st Resistance Point 73.32
Last Price 72.44s
1st Support Level 71.25
2nd Support Level 70.05
3rd Support Level 69.18

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52-Week High 85.25
Fibonacci 61.8% 79.42
Fibonacci 50% 77.63
Fibonacci 38.2% 75.83
Last Price 72.44s
52-Week Low 70.00

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