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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Tue Apr 2, 2013 03:50 PM CDT

Cotton futures wiped out the previous session's losses and then some in brisk activity Tuesday as spot May settled at an eight-session high.

The May contract closed up 148 points to 88.87 cents, in the upper third of its 248-point range from down 18 points at 87.21 cents to up 230 points at 89.69 cents. It settled at its highest close since March 20.

July gained 150 points to 90.34 cents, also in the upper third of its 255-point range from 88.60 to 91.15 cents, and December rose 61 points to 87.54 cents, in the upper half of its 157-point ...

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