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Cotton #2 Mar '22 (CTH22)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Old Crop Cotton Rallies Triple Digits

July cotton futures closed 362 points higher on Wednesday. That was still 2 cents off the days’ high, but extended the premium to new crop December to 20.55 cents/lb. Mills continue to try to work their way out of large On Call positions.The new crop futures ended the day 45 to 83 points higher. 

The Cotlook A index was $1.61 flat on 5/24, up by 40 points. USDA’s cotton AWP is 143.24 cents/lb for the week through Thursday. 

Jul 22 Cotton  closed at 145.16, up 362 points,

Dec 22 Cotton  closed at 124.61, up 83 points,

Mar 23 Cotton  closed at 119.95, up 45 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
$4,950/4,500
First Notice Date
02/22/22
Expiration Date
03/09/22 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Cotton #2 Mar '22
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Mar Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of May 17, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
70,065 (+1,814)
160,937 (+83)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
91,525 (-3,054)
12,209 (-611)
Producers - Long / Short
18,529 (+1,113)
134,313 (-1,412)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
46,506 (-623)
21,594 (+171)
Managed Money - Long / Short
66,851 (-3,663)
776 (-296)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
24,674 (+609)
11,433 (-315)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
119.30 +1.99%
on 03/07/22
128.00 -4.95%
on 03/01/22
-4.76 (-3.76%)
since 02/09/22
3-Month
104.27 +16.69%
on 12/20/21
129.37 -5.95%
on 02/01/22
+15.08 (+14.15%)
since 12/09/21
52-Week
75.34 +61.49%
on 03/26/21
129.37 -5.95%
on 02/01/22
+40.82 (+50.49%)
since 03/09/21

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Old Crop Cotton Rallies Triple Digits

July cotton futures closed 362 points higher on Wednesday. That was still 2 cents off the days’ high, but extended the premium to new crop December to 20.55 cents/lb. Mills continue to try to work their...

CTN22 : 143.92 (-0.85%)
CTV22 : 133.76s (+2.49%)
CTZ21 : 111.55s (+0.25%)
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Sugar Prices Mixed on Stronger Output in India and Thailand

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SBN22 : 19.37 (-1.58%)
SWQ22 : 557.50 (-1.13%)
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Cocoa Prices Tumble on Weak U.S. Chocolate Demand

July ICE NY cocoa (CCN22 ) on Wednesday closed down -34 (-1.39%), and July ICE London cocoa #7 (CAN22 ) closed down -27 (-1.56%). Cocoa prices Wednesday settled moderately lower, with NY cocoa posting...

CCN22 : 2,421 (+0.58%)
CAZ22 : 1,777 (+0.17%)
Triple Digit Gains for Old Crop Cotton

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CTV22 : 133.76s (+2.49%)
CTZ21 : 111.55s (+0.25%)
Coffee Prices Gain on Forcasts for Dry Conditions in Brazil

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Cotton Futures Fade More Overnight

With the exception of the old crop July contract, the cotton complex is starting the midweek session 97 to 119 points lower. July, on the other hand, is up by 204 so far. The Tuesday cotton market faded...

CTN22 : 143.92 (-0.85%)
CTV22 : 133.76s (+2.49%)
CTZ21 : 111.55s (+0.25%)
Cotton Closes Triple Digits Lower

The Tuesday cotton market faded back triple digits after a bounce back out of the weekend. Old crop July was down by 121 points, while the new crop contracts gave back +2 cents. Traders noted that the...

CTN22 : 143.92 (-0.85%)
CTV22 : 133.76s (+2.49%)
CTZ21 : 111.55s (+0.25%)
Cocoa Prices Undercut by Ample Supplies

July ICE NY cocoa (CCN22 ) on Tuesday closed down -10 (-0.41%), and July ICE London cocoa #7 (CAN22 ) closed up +4 (+0.23%). Cocoa prices Tuesday settled mixed. A weaker dollar Tuesday was supportive...

CCN22 : 2,421 (+0.58%)
CAZ22 : 1,777 (+0.17%)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 121.67
2nd Resistance Point 121.67
1st Resistance Point 121.67
Last Price 121.67s
1st Support Level 121.67
2nd Support Level 121.67
3rd Support Level 121.67

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52-Week High 129.37
Last Price 121.67s
Fibonacci 61.8% 108.73
Fibonacci 50% 102.35
Fibonacci 38.2% 95.98
52-Week Low 75.34

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