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Sharon Johnson: Season vs. historical cotton market By: 08/17/2010 @ 11:46am

The 1275 pt rally in the past 3 ½ weeks by December 2010 contract and how high it is on a flat price basis this summer have prompted comparisons with this year versus…

Cotton progress, acreage surprising in Mississippi By: 07/08/2010 @ 11:00pm

While there's still a lot of time left until it's all baled and shipped, it's shaping up to be a…

Prevent lint contamination By: 07/08/2010 @ 11:00pm

With global competition heating up, it’s in the U.S. cotton producers’ best interest to produce the highest…

Sharon Johnson: Upside price potential By: 04/08/2011 @ 11:06am

In the US, the final ginnings lower production figure was adopted this month. Domestic consumption was eased up 100K netting a decline to ending stocks by 300K to 1.6 mln bales.  In the…

Sharon Johnson: USDA Report Preview By: 03/25/2011 @ 9:28am

Thursday Trading Activity – US cotton futures were on both sides of unchanged in the first 14 hours of the session. Export data pushed prices higher only to run into selling and a loss of buying until…

USDA cotton data seen friendly By: 01/12/2011 @ 11:09am

US crop up slightly due mostly to Ga with an increase of 80K, nickel and dime changes elsewhere. US area, planted and harvested, reduced slightly, due mostly to Tx with the national yield up a bit to 821…

Sharon Johnson: Aussie wheat floods By: 01/07/2011 @ 6:55am

After extraordinary issues with heavy rains and flooding last fall in Pakistan and then India along with problematic weather affecting China through its entire season, the market is more than a little…

Cotton prices enter holidays lower By: 12/23/2010 @ 2:31pm

Wednesday’s Trading Activity – US cotton futures opened down substantially Tues evening and within an hour or two locked limit down in the front month and pulled the next two old crop months…

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