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DTN Morning Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Mon Aug 31, 2015 08:30 AM CDT

Cotton futures ticked mostly on slight losses Monday on this last day of the month as U.S. stock index futures traded sharply lower amid the prospect of higher interest rates.

Benchmark December hovered off 22 points to 62.78 cents at 8 a.m. CDT, trading within a 60-point range from 63.15 to 62.55 cents on a contract volume of 2,468 lots. March traded off 15 points at 62.53 cents on a turnover of 335 lots.

Weekend comments by Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer were viewed as appearing to have left open the possibility of a rate hike next month. ...

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