NEWS
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Thu Jun 27, 2013 02:54 PM CDT

Cotton futures closed slightly higher in most-active December Thursday amid positioning ahead of the U.S. planted acreage report and the final trading day of the month and quarter on Friday.

December settled up 18 points to 83.88 cents, around the upper quarter of its tight 82-point range from down 43 points at 83.27 to up 39 points at 84.09 cents. It touched the session high within the first hour of overnight dealings and again in the fading minutes after posting the low just after the weekly report on export sales and shipments.

Maturing July, the only loser, closed down 55 ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
(none currently available)