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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Thu Apr 3, 2014 03:27 PM CDT

Cotton futures retreated from a modest gain to finish lower for the fourth consecutive session Thursday after U.S. weekly export sales came in at the low end of expectations.

Spot May slipped 53 points to close at 90.98 cents, around the lower third of its 112-point range from up 22 points at 91.73 to down 90 points at 90.61 cents. This extended its losing streak to four sessions in a row and was its lowest close since March 24.

July shed 72 points to close at 91.25 cents, 15 points off the low of its 95-point range, and December dipped ...

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