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Cotton #2 May '22 (CTK22)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Sharply Higher on Monday

Cotton futures are up 187 to 495 points on Monday, adding to a strong overnight trade. Outside markets are adding support, with crude oil up another $2.30 and the dollar down 220 points. 

The Cotlook A index was up 200 points at 164.20 on 5/13. USDA’s updated AWP for cotton was 140.82 cents/lb, down by 628 points from last week. 

Commitment of Traders data indicated managed money trimming 1,968 contracts from their net long position by Tuesday. That took them to net long 70,727 contracts on 5/10.

Jul 22 Cotton  is at 149.71, up 451 points,

Oct 22 Cotton  is at 136.57, up 187 points,

Mar 23 Cotton  is at 126.91, up 409 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
04/25/22
Expiration Date
05/06/22 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of May 10, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
68,251 (-1,831)
160,854 (-5,136)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
94,579 (-741)
12,820 (+933)
Producers - Long / Short
17,416 (+979)
135,725 (-7,419)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
47,129 (-3,966)
21,423 (+1,127)
Managed Money - Long / Short
70,514 (-455)
1,072 (+548)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
24,065 (-286)
11,748 (+385)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
131.58 +11.62%
on 04/11/22
158.02 -7.06%
on 05/04/22
+11.18 (+8.24%)
since 04/06/22
3-Month
115.37 +27.30%
on 03/07/22
158.02 -7.06%
on 05/04/22
+22.88 (+18.45%)
since 02/04/22
52-Week
80.56 +82.31%
on 05/14/21
158.02 -7.06%
on 05/04/22
+61.79 (+72.63%)
since 05/06/21

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Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 146.87
2nd Resistance Point 146.87
1st Resistance Point 146.87
Last Price 146.87s
1st Support Level 146.87
2nd Support Level 146.87
3rd Support Level 146.87

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52-Week High 158.02
Last Price 146.87s
Fibonacci 61.8% 128.43
Fibonacci 50% 119.29
Fibonacci 38.2% 110.15
52-Week Low 80.56

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