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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Thu Jan 2, 2014 02:57 PM CST

Cotton futures settled mixed on this first trading day of 2014, finishing unchanged to down 60 points in current-crop deliveries and up 25 to 73 points in traded new-crop contracts.

Spot March lost the most, settling at 84.04 cents to finish in the lower half of its 157-point range from down 114 points at 83.50 cents to up 43 points at 85.07 cents. It slipped below intraday lows of the previous two sessions and closed at a four-session low settlement.

The May contract dipped 38 points to close at 84.02 cents, July finished flat and December gained 51 points to ...

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