DTN Morning Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Tue Aug 19, 2014 08:24 AM CDT

Cotton futures bounced to slight gains Tuesday, opening on the session low overnight and trading within a tight range inside the previous day's range in benchmark December.

December hovered up 43 points to 64.27 cents at 7:55 a.m. CDT, around the upper quarter of its 52-point range from 63.88 to 64.40 cents on a contract volume of 1,171 lots.

In the news, U.S. consumer prices advanced in July at their slowest pace since February, which could give the Federal Reserve more flexibility to maintain policies designed to stimulate stronger economic growth, Dow Jones Newswires reported.

The consumer-price index, which measures ...

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