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Cotton #2 Dec '21 (CTZ21)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Bounces into New Week

After last week’s rally stalled on a Friday pullback, Monday’s session settled with 60 to 67 point gains. The front months did pull back from their intraday highs, as March went home 150 points off the high. 

The weekly Commitment of Traders data release had managed money cotton traders 14,913 contracts net long on 11/29. That was a 2,366 contract lighter net long wk/wk driven by new selling. Commercial cotton hedgers reduced their net short by 3,022 contracts through the week to 36,503. 

The Seam reported 12/2 cotton sales of 3,597 bales for an average price of 85.95 cents. The Cotlook A Index for 12/2 was 20 points higher to 103.1 cents per pound. The FSA updated AWP for the week is 73.03 cents/lb, down by 158 points. 

 

Dec 22 Cotton  closed at 84.94, up 66 points,

Mar 23 Cotton  closed at 83.86, up 66 points,

May 23 Cotton  closed at 83.23, up 67 points

 

On the date of publication, Alan Brugler did not have (either directly or indir... Read more

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
$4,950/4,500
First Notice Date
11/23/21
Expiration Date
12/08/21 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 29, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
92,854 (+1,286)
111,026 (+555)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
63,352 (-290)
46,772 (+853)
Producers - Long / Short
42,675 (+1,386)
82,146 (-1,171)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
40,533 (-57)
19,234 (+1,769)
Managed Money - Long / Short
38,070 (-474)
24,624 (+1,943)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
25,282 (+184)
22,148 (-1,090)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
108.90 +2.43%
on 12/03/21
121.63 -8.29%
on 11/17/21
-5.00 (-4.29%)
since 11/08/21
3-Month
88.95 +25.41%
on 09/20/21
121.67 -8.32%
on 11/02/21
+17.47 (+18.57%)
since 09/08/21
52-Week
70.90 +57.33%
on 12/09/20
121.67 -8.32%
on 11/02/21
+40.53 (+57.07%)
since 12/08/20

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Cotton Bounces into New Week

After last week’s rally stalled on a Friday pullback, Monday’s session settled with 60 to 67 point gains. The front months did pull back from their intraday highs, as March went home 150 points off...

CTZ22 : 84.94s (+0.78%)
CTH23 : 84.55 (+0.82%)
CTK23 : 83.93 (+0.84%)
Cocoa Prices Tumble on Ivory Coast Shipments

March ICE NY cocoa (CCH23 ) on Monday closed down -57 (-2.25%), and March ICE London cocoa #7 (CAH23 ) closed down -22 (-1.12%). Cocoa prices Monday closed lower, with London cocoa posting a 1-1/2 week...

CCH23 : 2,490 (+0.44%)
CAH23 : 1,955 (+0.31%)
Sugar Prices Higher on Production Concerns in India and Thailand

March NY world sugar #11 (SBH23 ) on Monday closed up +0.07 (+0.36%), and March London white sugar #5 (SWH23 ) closed up +6.20 (+1.16%). Sugar prices Monday closed moderately higher. Concern about global...

SBH23 : 19.53 (-0.10%)
SWH23 : 536.60 (-0.46%)
Coffee Prices See Support from Below-Normal Rain in Brazil

March arabica coffee (KCH23 ) on Monday closed unchanged, and Jan ICE robusta coffee (RMF23 ) closed up +11 (+0.58%). Coffee prices Monday closed steady to higher on concern that below-average rain in...

KCH23 : 163.00 (+0.25%)
RMF23 : 1,909 (+0.53%)
Cotton Stronger at Midday

Cotton is starting the new week with a wide trading range, but is mostly UNCH to 10 points higher at midday. March futures are UNCH for the midday print, but traded within a 261 point range of -45 to +216....

CTZ22 : 84.94s (+0.78%)
CTH23 : 84.55 (+0.82%)
CTK23 : 83.93 (+0.84%)
Coffee Prices Climb on Below-Normal Rain in Brazil

March arabica coffee (KCH23 ) this morning is up +0.75 (+0.46%), and Jan ICE robusta coffee (RMF23 ) is up +16 (+0.85%). Coffee prices this morning are moderately higher. Concerns that below-average rain...

KCH23 : 163.00 (+0.25%)
RMF23 : 1,909 (+0.53%)
Cotton Starting New Week Higher

Cotton is starting out the week with 57 to 87 point gains. Cotton futures pulled back and went into the weekend on 138 to 165 point losses. For March that only limited the weekly gain as the contract was...

CTZ22 : 84.94s (+0.78%)
CTH23 : 84.55 (+0.82%)
CTK23 : 83.93 (+0.84%)
Friday Fade from Cotton Trade

The last trade day of the week saw futures pull back and go into the weekend on 138 to 165 point losses. For March that only limited the weekly gain as the contract was still up a net 3 cents from last...

CTZ22 : 84.94s (+0.78%)
CTH23 : 84.55 (+0.82%)
CTK23 : 83.93 (+0.84%)
Coffee Prices Moderately Lower as the Dollar Recovers

March arabica coffee (KCH23 ) on Friday closed down -3.15 (-1.90%), and Jan ICE robusta coffee (RMF23 ) closed down -4 (-0.21%). Coffee prices Friday fell moderately on a rebound in the dollar (DXY00 )...

KCH23 : 163.00 (+0.25%)
RMF23 : 1,909 (+0.53%)
DXY00 : 105.269 (-0.02%)
Sugar Prices Weaken on Increased Sugar Output in India

March NY world sugar #11 (SBH23 ) on Friday closed down -0.14 (-0.71%), and March London white sugar #5 (SWH23 ) closed down -5.50 (-1.02%). Sugar prices Friday posted moderate losses on increased sugar...

SBH23 : 19.53 (-0.10%)
SWH23 : 536.60 (-0.46%)
CLF23 : 76.12 (-1.05%)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 111.55
2nd Resistance Point 111.55
1st Resistance Point 111.55
Last Price 111.55s
1st Support Level 111.55
2nd Support Level 111.55
3rd Support Level 111.55

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52-Week High 121.67
Last Price 111.55s
Fibonacci 61.8% 102.28
Fibonacci 50% 96.29
Fibonacci 38.2% 90.29
52-Week Low 70.90

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