NEWS
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Wed Jun 19, 2013 03:52 PM CDT

Cotton futures closed mixed Wednesday as July posted the board's only gain amid positioning ahead of first notice day.

Most-active December settled off 72 points to 86.60 cents, extending its losing streak to three sessions in a row amid perceptions of improved U.S. crop prospects.

December closed about the middle of its 167-point range from down 152 points at 85.80 cents to up 15 points at 87.47 cents. It shaved the loss after testing at the intraday low a 50% retracement (85.64) of its 784-point June rally.

July gained 42 points to close at 85.40 cents, still 718 points below ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Rates Too Low Too Long Discounted interest rates have led to unintended consequences in land values, a shortage of funds...
  • Center Pivots Take a Beating Severe storms in mid-June have damaged hundreds of center pivot irrigation systems in Nebraska al...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • A Hunger for High-Tech The Gruhlkey brothers of Wildorado, Texas, are using technology and thoughtful cropping choices t...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • No More Outlaw Vets Veterinarians can start breathing a little easier now when they go to work, without the fear that...
  • Ask the Vet My vet diagnosed anaplaz and I've never heard of that.
Related News Stories
(none currently available)