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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Thu Jun 26, 2014 03:46 PM CDT

Cotton futures settled in the red in most-active December for the third consecutive session Thursday but halved the daily loss after skidding to a new seasonal low.

December closed off 63 points to 74.63 cents, just above the midpoint of its 164-point range from up nine points at 75.35 to down 155 points at 73.71 cents. The low was just below the 73.79 low posted on the December 2013 contract about nine days before it expired.

Maturing July finished lower for the sixth straight session, settling off 143 points to 80.37 cents. It settled just off the low of its ...

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