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Weekly Cotton Comments
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Fri Aug 28, 2015 05:47 AM CDT

"Made in China," a wag commented as cotton futures tumbled this week amid concerns about world economic growth and demand for the fiber-crop.

Benchmark December lost 358 points for the week ended Thursday to close at 63.35 cents, off the low for the period of 62.26 cents. It bounced after giving up more than 75 percent of the advance from the contract low set just ahead of the August supply-demand report.

December plunged near the 300-point daily limit on Monday on heavy fund long liquidation as fears of a China-led global economic slowdown roiled world markets. It closed back below ...

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