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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Fri Oct 11, 2013 03:34 PM CDT

Cotton futures finished an inside-range day with modest gains Friday, snapping a five-session string of lower closes in spot December.

December closed up 20 points at 83.37 cents, in the lower quarter of its 92-point range from unchanged at 83.17 to 84.09 cents. It had set the range for the session by 6 a.m. CDT and dawdled indecisively the rest of the day. March settled up 21 points at 84.22 cents.

For the week, December lost 381 points or 4.4% -- largest since the week ended Aug. 23 -- after posting four weekly gains in a row and March dropped ...

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