DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Tue Oct 15, 2013 04:22 PM CDT

Cotton futures remained in a consolidation pattern Tuesday, finishing narrowly ahead on continued light dealings and tight trading ranges.

Spot December edged up 10 points to close at 83.71 cents, near the middle of its 66-point range from up 47 points to 84.08 cents to down 19 points at 83.42 cents and its highest finish since Oct. 5.

December has closed slightly higher three sessions in a row but its high-low settlements since a week ago Monday have spanned only 85 points, from 84.02 to 83.17 cents.

Traders continued to monitor talks in Washington where wrangling persisted on a deal ...

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