NEWS
Weekly Cotton Comments
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Fri Jul 25, 2014 06:00 AM CDT

Reinvigorated bears have pounded cotton futures to new multiyear lows amid ongoing concerns about world stocks rising in 2014-15 for the fifth consecutive year to a new all-time high.

Benchmark December lost 160 points for the week ended Thursday to close at 66.05 cents, just below the June 2012 low of 66.10 established on the July delivery that year and the lowest finish for a most actively traded contract since October 2009.

December triggered a slew of sell stops on a move through 67.10, the low hit July 11 on USDA's supply-demand report, and again below 66.10 en route to ...

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