NEWS
DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Fri Jan 24, 2014 03:00 PM CST

Cotton futures settled with slight old-crop losses after an early surge on much higher-than-expected U.S. weekly export sales faded.

Spot March closed off 12 points to 87.21 cents, in the lower half of its 170-point range from a three-session low at 86.49 cents to 88.19 cents, four ticks above Thursday's high.

March shot to the high in a heartbeat when USDA released the weekly export sales data and spent the rest of the day chopping back and forth. It ticked last at 87.01 cents.

The May contract also settled off 12 points, closing at 87.49 cents, while July dipped 13 ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
China Cotton Acres Seen Down 20%