DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Thu Aug 22, 2013 03:10 PM CDT

Cotton futures settled a bit mixed Thursday, a day after plunging to the biggest one-day percentage loss in 14 months.

Benchmark December, which finished Wednesday down 5.2%, eased off six ticks to settle at 84.18 cents, the only contract in the red. It posted a 95-point gain to 85.19 cents, slipped to a 33-point loss to 83.91 cents -- a new 25-session low -- and bounced to close just below unchanged, still in the lower quarter of the 128-point range.

October eked out a four-point gain to settle at 83.95 cents and March gained 29 points to close at 83.63 ...

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