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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Thu Jun 12, 2014 03:50 PM CDT

Cotton futures finished on the plus side Thursday, rallying amid busy switch activity from losses posted on the heels of weekly export sales-shipments data.

July edged up 11 points to close at 85.62 cents, trading within a 179-point range from down 70 points at 84.81 to up 109 points at 86.60 cents. It rallied after falling below the previous-day low, stalled shy of the Wednesday high and settled just below midrange.

December gained 64 points to close at 77.83 cents, just off the high of its 110-point range from down 39 points at 76.80 to up 71 points at 77.90 ...

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