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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Tue Nov 12, 2013 02:57 PM CST

Cotton futures surged sharply higher in soon-to-mature December, possibly fueled in large measure by short-covering, and settled in the upper half of the day's range at a 10-session high close in heavy trading Tuesday.

December settled up 91 points at 77.88 cents, trading within a 156-point range from down nine points at 76.88 to up 147 points at 78.44 cents and finishing at its highest close since Oct. 29. It traded intraday nine points over March. First notice day is a week from Friday.

March eked out a two-point gain to settle at 78.22 cents, in the lower half of ...

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