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Cotton #2 Jul '21 (CTN21)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Higher on Wednesday

At the close for the midweek round of cotton trading, prices were 17 to 31 points in the black. October was the firmest on the day, with OI data showing just 336 contracts open as of 7/27. 

The northern regions of AL, and MS along with mid AR are anticipated to see about an inch accumulated through the next 5 days. The remainder of cotton country is expected to remain dry according to NOAA. 

USDA’s 7/28 DSQ report again showed no sales with the season’s total sitting at 1,386,957 bales provided to the cotton program. The Cotlook A index was UNCH on 7/27 at 99.30 cents/lb. The AWP for cotton is 76.58 through Thursday. 

Dec 21 Cotton  closed at 90.52, up 29 points,

Mar 22 Cotton  closed at 90.08, up 27 points,

May 22 Cotton  closed at 89.39, up 29 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
06/24/21
Expiration Date
07/08/21 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 20, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
96,679 (-503)
185,650 (+4,994)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
94,235 (+6,324)
16,922 (+2,604)
Producers - Long / Short
21,619 (+422)
165,993 (+4,122)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
72,616 (-913)
17,213 (+884)
Managed Money - Long / Short
66,654 (+4,847)
9,642 (+2,074)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
27,581 (+1,477)
7,280 (+530)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
83.10 +3.35%
on 06/14/21
87.74 -2.12%
on 06/11/21
+0.74 (+0.87%)
since 06/08/21
3-Month
81.20 +5.76%
on 04/13/21
91.66 -6.31%
on 04/27/21
+3.22 (+3.90%)
since 04/08/21
52-Week
61.65 +39.30%
on 07/24/20
96.22 -10.75%
on 02/25/21
+20.23 (+30.81%)
since 07/08/20

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Cotton Market Higher at Midday

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CTZ21 : 90.52s (+0.32%)
CTZ21 : 90.52s (+0.32%)
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Sep arabica coffee (KCU21 ) this morning is down -3.15. (-1.56%), and Sep ICE Robusta coffee (RMU21 ) is up +10 (+0.52%). Coffee prices this morning are mixed. ICE Futures late Tuesday raised margins...

KCU21 : 200.45s (-0.64%)
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Cotton Higher to Start Wednesday Trade

Overnight adjustments in cotton positions has the board up 15 to 34 points in the nearby contracts for the start to the day session. On Tuesday, cotton trading closed with the board showing 45 to 65 point...

CTV21 : 90.91s (+0.19%)
CTZ21 : 90.52s (+0.32%)
CTZ21 : 90.52s (+0.32%)
Cotton Closes Black

Tuesday’s cotton trading ended with the board showing 45 to 65 point gains. Dec prices were still 42 points above March, with the inverse from March to May another 71 points. USDA’s Daily Spot Quotations...

CTV21 : 90.91s (+0.19%)
CTZ21 : 90.52s (+0.32%)
CTZ21 : 90.52s (+0.32%)
Cocoa Prices Settle Slightly Higher on a Weak Dollar and Reduced Weekly Cocoa Supplies from Ivory Coast

Sep ICE NY cocoa (CCU21 ) on Tuesday closed up +1 (+0.04%), and Sep ICE London cocoa #7 (CAU21 ) closed up +6 (+0.37%). Cocoa prices on Tuesday posted modest gains, with London cocoa climbing to a 1-1/2...

CCU21 : 2,427s (+1.42%)
CAZ21 : 1,702s (+0.95%)
NY Sugar Falls Back From a 5-Month High as Brazil Frost Risks Recede

October NY world sugar #11 (SBV21 ) on Tuesday closed down -0.07 (-0.38%), and Oct London white sugar #5 (SWV21 ) closed down -1.70 (-0.37%). Sugar prices on Tuesday gave up an early advance and settled...

SBV21 : 18.61s (+1.42%)
SWV21 : 458.50s (+0.84%)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 85.88
2nd Resistance Point 85.88
1st Resistance Point 85.88
Last Price 85.88s
1st Support Level 85.88
2nd Support Level 85.88
3rd Support Level 85.88

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52-Week High 96.22
Last Price 85.88s
Fibonacci 61.8% 83.01
Fibonacci 50% 78.93
Fibonacci 38.2% 74.86
52-Week Low 61.65

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