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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Mon Jul 21, 2014 02:52 PM CDT

Cotton futures settled narrowly mixed in a lackluster session featuring tight trading bands and light volume Monday.

Benchmark December closed down five ticks to 67.69 cents, just below the midpoint of its 74-point range from up 40 points at 68.14 cents to down 34 points at 67.40 cents. It nudged up to a three-session high, slipped to the day's low and bounced slightly to settle near unchanged.

Spot October eased 11 points to close at 68.52 cents and March edged up nine points to settle at 68.48 cents.

Volume crawled up to an estimated 10,200 lots, against a final 9,950 ...

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