DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Tue Jan 7, 2014 03:30 PM CST

Cotton futures set the range for the session in overnight dealings and settled with a strong gain Tuesday.

Spot March closed up 104 points to 84.67 cents, in the upper quarter of its 158-point range from down 18 points at 83.45 to up 140 points at 85.03 cents. It settled three ticks above its close last Tuesday.

The May contract gained 102 points to 84.63 cents, July rose 80 points to 84.28 cents and December added 32 points to 78.88 cents.

Weakness late last week and a six-session low Sunday night appeared to have generated some fresh business and mill ...

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