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Cotton #2 May '21 (CTK21)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Gains on Wednesday

Wednesday cotton trading came to a close with the board 42 to 44 points in the black. December futures put up a 3rd consecutive green candle (close above open). Futures were higher earlier in the session, with December’s intraday high @ 90.60. 

The Daily Spot Quotations report showed 2,213 bales were sold at spot on 8/4. The Cotlook A for 8/3 was back up by 25 points to 98.15 cents/lb. The AWP for cotton is 78.47 cents/lb and will be updated after the close Thursday. 

Dec 21 Cotton  closed at 90.31, up 44 points,

Mar 22 Cotton  closed at 90.01, up 43 points,

May 22 Cotton  closed at 89.44, up 42 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
04/26/21
Expiration Date
05/06/21 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 27, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
96,499 (-180)
194,405 (+8,755)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
102,971 (+8,736)
17,114 (+192)
Producers - Long / Short
20,130 (-1,489)
175,673 (+9,680)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
73,454 (+838)
15,817 (-1,396)
Managed Money - Long / Short
70,607 (+3,953)
8,927 (-715)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
32,364 (+4,783)
8,187 (+907)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
78.84 +13.50%
on 04/07/21
90.07 -0.66%
on 04/27/21
+10.26 (+12.95%)
since 04/06/21
3-Month
77.12 +16.03%
on 03/26/21
95.60 -6.40%
on 02/25/21
+5.46 (+6.50%)
since 02/05/21
52-Week
58.12 +53.96%
on 05/12/20
95.60 -6.40%
on 02/25/21
+31.46 (+54.22%)
since 05/06/20

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Cotton Gains on Wednesday

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Cotton Higher through Midday

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CTK21 : 89.48s (+3.77%)
CTZ21 : 90.35 (+0.04%)
CTZ21 : 90.35 (+0.04%)
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Cotton Slightly Higher in Early Wednesday Trade

Domestic cotton futures are trading 2 lower to 14 higher in early midweek action. Tuesday cotton trading left the board 23 to 27 points higher. December still holds a premium to the other nearby new crop...

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CTZ21 : 90.35 (+0.04%)
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Cotton Futures Close Black

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CTZ21 : 90.35 (+0.04%)
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CCU21 : 2,393s (-1.36%)
CAZ21 : 1,689s (-0.41%)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 89.48
2nd Resistance Point 89.48
1st Resistance Point 89.48
Last Price 89.48s
1st Support Level 89.48
2nd Support Level 89.48
3rd Support Level 89.48

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52-Week High 95.60
Last Price 89.48s
Fibonacci 61.8% 81.28
Fibonacci 50% 76.86
Fibonacci 38.2% 72.44
52-Week Low 58.12

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