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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Wed Sep 25, 2013 03:00 PM CDT

Cotton futures punched up to a four-session high, retreated to test the day's low and bounced to close with a modest gain Wednesday.

Benchmark December settled up 27 points to 84.65 cents, 11 points below the midpoint of the day's 110-point range from 84.21 to 85.31 cents and nine points below the middle of last week's 208-point trading span.

December rose to a tick above Friday's high, quickly slid to within a point of the day's low and bumped up to settle with a two-day gain totaling all of 38 points. March edged up 13 points to 84.42 cents. October, ...

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