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Cotton #2 Jul '22 (CTN22)

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Cotton #2 Futures Market News and Commentary

Cotton Mixed on Tuesday

Cotton futures saw weakness in the front months on Tuesday, with contracts down 21 to 219 points. Deferred contracts were up 22 to 107 points on the day. 

The weekly Crop Progress report tallied planting progress in TX a little slower at 30% complete, lagging the 33% normal pace. GA is also 3% behind normal at 39% planted. 

The Cotlook A index was down 25 points at 163.95 on 5/16. USDA’s updated AWP for cotton was 140.82 cents/lb, down by 628 points from last week. 

Jul 22 Cotton  closed at 148.46, down 219 points,

Oct 22 Cotton  closed at 139.01, down 60 points,

Mar 23 Cotton  closed at 126.79, down 46 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
06/24/22 (37 days)
Expiration Date
07/07/22 (50 days)

Seasonal Chart

Cotton #2 Jul '22
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jul 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
132.33 +10.90%
on 04/25/22
155.95 -5.89%
on 05/04/22
+3.51 (+2.45%)
since 04/18/22
3-Month
112.07 +30.95%
on 03/08/22
155.95 -5.89%
on 05/04/22
+28.63 (+24.24%)
since 02/18/22
52-Week
81.15 +80.85%
on 05/19/21
155.95 -5.89%
on 05/04/22
+64.36 (+78.11%)
since 05/18/21

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Cotton Mixed on Tuesday

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Cotton Mixed on Tuesday

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Coffee Prices Underpinned by Brazil Frost Risks

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KCN22 : 222.50 (-2.07%)
^USDBRL : 4.93701 (-0.06%)
Cotton Slightly Lower to Start Tuesday

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CTN22 : 146.78 (-1.13%)
CTV22 : 139.00 (-0.01%)
CTZ21 : 111.55s (+0.25%)
Cotton Sharply Higher to Start the Week

Cotton futures were up 404 to 545 points on Monday. Outside markets were adding support, with crude oil up another $3.40 and the dollar down 391 points. The weekly Crop Progress report tallied the US...

CTN22 : 146.78 (-1.13%)
CTV22 : 139.00 (-0.01%)
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Coffee Prices Sharply Higher on Frost Risks in Brazil

July arabica coffee (KCN22 ) on Monday closed up +10.90 (+5.10%), and July ICE Robusta coffee (RMN22 ) closed up +47 (+2.30%). Coffee prices Monday rallied sharply, with arabica posting a 3-week high and...

KCN22 : 222.50 (-2.07%)
RMN22 : 2,064 (-1.90%)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 154.56
2nd Resistance Point 153.25
1st Resistance Point 150.86
Last Price 146.45
1st Support Level 147.16
2nd Support Level 145.85
3rd Support Level 143.46

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52-Week High 155.95
Last Price 146.45
Fibonacci 61.8% 127.38
Fibonacci 50% 118.55
Fibonacci 38.2% 109.72
52-Week Low 81.15

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