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Cotton #2 Oct '24 (CTV24)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Gets Small Pop on Monday

Cotton futures were 4 to 14 points higher on Monday, with contracts past May 2025 down 2 to 15 points. The outside market factors were not supportive, with crude oil down 35 cents and the US dollar index 190 points higher.

NASS Crop Progress data showed 44% of the US cotton crop was planted as of Sunday, a 11% increase on the week. That is now in line with the average pace over the last 5-years and 2% above last year.

ICE certified cotton stocks rose another 3,509 bales on May 16 at 192,348 bales. The Cotlook A Index was up another 75 points on May 16 at 85.85 cents/lb. The AWP dropped another 18 points to 59.46 on Thursday and is good through this Thursday.

Jul 24 Cotton  closed at 76.03, up 14 points,

Dec 24 Cotton  closed at 75.01, up 4 points,

Mar 25 Cotton  closed at 76.63, up 5 points

On the date of publication, Alan Brugler did not have (either directly or indirectly) positions in any of the securities mentioned in this article. All informati... 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 1:20p.m.) CST
Exchange
ICE/US
Point Value
$500
Margin/Maintenance
$3,300/3,000
First Notice Date
09/24/24 (127 days)
Expiration Date
10/09/24 (142 days)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of May 14, 2024

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Commercials - Long / Short
97,259 (+3,518)
101,508 (-193)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
68,159 (+2,018)
61,760 (+3,755)
Producers - Long / Short
41,238 (+3,479)
80,092 (-393)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
48,075 (-823)
13,470 (-662)
Managed Money - Long / Short
33,113 (+1,365)
48,970 (+2,714)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
35,046 (+653)
12,790 (+1,041)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
74.26 +2.29%
on 05/01/24
79.38 -4.31%
on 04/22/24
-2.61 (-3.32%)
since 04/19/24
3-Month
74.26 +2.29%
on 05/01/24
89.25 -14.89%
on 04/01/24
-9.18 (-10.78%)
since 02/20/24
52-Week
74.26 +2.29%
on 05/01/24
89.25 -14.89%
on 04/01/24
-4.09 (-5.11%)
since 05/19/23

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Cotton Gets Small Pop on Monday

Cotton futures were 4 to 14 points higher on Monday, with contracts past May 2025 down 2 to 15 points. The outside market factors were not supportive, with crude oil down 35 cents and the US dollar index...

CTN24 : 75.81 (-0.29%)
CTV24 : 75.96s (+0.18%)
CTZ24 : 74.96 (-0.07%)
Crop Progress

Crop Progress - 2024-05-20

ZSN24 : 1243-0 (-0.40%)
ZSPAUS.CM : 11.8645 (+1.73%)
ZSBAUS.CM : -0.6154 (+0.37%)
ZSDAUS-BIW.CM : 4,506,573 (unch)
ZSYAUS-BIW.CM : 52.03 (unch)
XSU24 : 4,138s (+0.32%)
XTN24 : 4,661s (+0.34%)
ZCN24 : 456-0 (-0.98%)
ZCPAUS.CM : 4.3673 (+1.93%)
ZCBAUS.CM : -0.2376 (+1.21%)
XVN24 : 2,455s (-0.37%)
XEU24 : 62.95 (-0.11%)
Fund Short Covering Pushes Sugar Prices Sharply Higher

July NY world sugar #11 (SBN24 ) on Monday closed up +0.55 (+3.03%), and Aug London ICE white sugar #5 (SWQ24 ) closed up +16.10 (+3.01%). Sugar prices Monday closed sharply higher as strength in the Brazilian...

SBN24 : 18.68s (+3.03%)
SWQ24 : 550.80s (+3.01%)
^USDBRL : 5.10460 (+0.01%)
Easing Supply Concerns Pressures Cocoa Prices

July ICE NY cocoa (CCN24 ) on Monday closed down -132 (-1.80%), and July ICE London cocoa #7 (CAN24 ) closed down -133 (-2.17%). Cocoa prices on Monday extended their month-long slide to 2-1/2 month lows...

CCN24 : 7,216s (-1.80%)
CAZ24 : 5,068s (-1.80%)
Coffee Prices Settle Mixed on Rising ICE Coffee Inventories

July arabica coffee (KCN24 ) on Monday closed up +0.10 (+0.05%), and July ICE robusta coffee (RMN24 ) closed down -19 (-0.54%). Coffee prices Monday fell back from 2-week highs and settled mixed. A rebound...

KCN24 : 206.70s (+0.05%)
RMN24 : 3,499s (-0.54%)
Cotton Heading Higher to Start the Week

Cotton futures are up 9 to 94 points at Monday’s midday. The outside market factors are not supportive, with crude oil down 49 cents and the US dollar index 90 points higher. The large managed money...

CTN24 : 75.81 (-0.29%)
CTV24 : 75.96s (+0.18%)
CTZ24 : 74.96 (-0.07%)
Sugar Prices Sharply Higher on Fund Short Covering

July NY world sugar #11 (SBN24 ) today is up +0.54 (+2.98%), and Aug London ICE white sugar #5 (SWQ24 ) is up +16.80 (+3.14%). Sugar prices today are sharply higher as strength in the Brazilian real (^USDBRL...

SBN24 : 18.68s (+3.03%)
SWQ24 : 550.80s (+3.01%)
^USDBRL : 5.10460 (+0.01%)
Cocoa Prices Fall as Supply Concerns Ease

July ICE NY cocoa (CCN24 ) today is down -68 (-0.93%), and July ICE London cocoa #7 (CAN24 ) is down -133 (-2.17%). Cocoa prices today extended their month-long slide to 2-1/2 month lows and have fallen...

CCN24 : 7,216s (-1.80%)
CAZ24 : 5,068s (-1.80%)
Coffee Prices Gain on Insufficient Rain in Brazil and Vietnam

July arabica coffee (KCN24 ) today is up +0.80 (+0.39%), and July ICE robusta coffee (RMN24 ) is up +6 (+0.17%). Coffee prices today climbed to 2-week highs and are moderately higher. Insufficient rainfall...

KCN24 : 206.70s (+0.05%)
RMN24 : 3,499s (-0.54%)
^USDBRL : 5.10460 (+0.01%)
Cotton Bouncing on Monday Morning

Cotton futures are up 38 to 74 points this Monday morning. The market fell back lower on Friday, as contracts were down 5 to 38 points. On the week, July was down 142 points, with December losing just...

CTN24 : 75.81 (-0.29%)
CTV24 : 75.96s (+0.18%)
CTZ24 : 74.96 (-0.07%)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 77.29
2nd Resistance Point 77.03
1st Resistance Point 76.49
Last Price 75.96s
1st Support Level 75.69
2nd Support Level 75.43
3rd Support Level 74.89

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52-Week High 89.25
Fibonacci 61.8% 83.52
Fibonacci 50% 81.76
Fibonacci 38.2% 79.99
Last Price 75.96s
52-Week Low 74.26

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