Cotton futures rallied to the day's high in benchmark December in the late going and finished about flat Friday ahead of a long holiday weekend.
December settled off a tick at 66.57 cents, just off the high of its 90-point range from down 82 points at 65.76 to up eight points at 66.66 cents. It gained 39 points for the week and 370 points or 5.9% for the month.
Nearby October closed up 46 points to 67.60 cents and March slipped 17 points to settle at 67.01 cents. The market will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.