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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Tue Jul 8, 2014 03:10 PM CDT

Cotton futures finished with a small loss in benchmark December Tuesday, failing to hold onto an early triple-digit gain.

December settled off 11 points to 70.10 cents, its second contract low close in a row and near the low of its 175-point range from up 138 points to 71.59 to down 37 points and a new low for the move at 69.84 cents. It hit the high by about 8:45 a.m. CDT, slid to a new low by a few ticks, and closed in the red for the sixth straight session.

July, which expires Wednesday, settled up 17 points to ...

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