Cotton futures settled mixed and with small gains beyond the front two contracts in slow dealings on the heels of the U.S. planted acreage report Friday.
Most-active December eked out a 13-point gain to 84.01 cents, just above the midpoint of its 132-point range from down 57 points at 83.31 to up 75 points at 84.63 cents. It lost 63 points for the week but gained 195 points or 2.3% for the month.
Maturing July settled off 42 points at 82.71 cents, October fell 52 points to 85.61 cents and March gained 34 points to 82.48 cents.
Volume slipped to ...