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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Wed Apr 23, 2014 02:44 PM CDT

Cotton futures finished in the red beyond May but closed well off the lows after falling to a five-session low in most-active July Wednesday.

July settled off 61 points to 92.64 cents, 191 points off the low and in the upper third of its 258-point range from up six points at 93.31 to down 252 points at 90.73 cents.

May gained 189 points to close at 92.90 cents, its highest finish since March 31. December, flashing overbought technical readings after closing higher four sessions in a row posting a new high close for the move on Tuesday, eased off 13 ...

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