DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Fri Sep 20, 2013 02:56 PM CDT

Cotton futures settled mostly lower in thin dealings Friday, with benchmark December down slightly after trading on both sides of unchanged.

December closed off 20 points to 84.52 cents, in the lower half of its 123-point range from up 58 points at 85.30 to down 65 points at 84.07 cents. Soon-to-mature October shed 201 points to 83.33 cents and March eased five ticks to 84.41 cents. December 2014 edged up 12 points to 79.43 cents.

For the week, October lost 188 points, December eked up six points, March gained 25 points, May rose 53 points, July tacked on 66 points ...

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