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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Mon Apr 1, 2013 02:39 PM CDT

Cotton futures reversed from early gains to finish near the day's lows and below prior-session lows in current-crop contracts Monday.

Spot May closed off 107 points to 87.39 cents, trading 202-point range from up 82 points at 89.28 cents to down 120 points at 87.26 cents. This is its lowest close since March 25.

July lost 97 points to close at 88.84 cents, 12 points off the low of its 185-point range from 90.57 to 88.72 cents, and December dropped 44 points to settle at 86.93 cents, three ticks above its prior-session low after trading within a 152-point span from ...

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