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DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Fri Sep 19, 2014 02:42 PM CDT

Cotton futures about halved a steep loss in benchmark December Friday but still wound up giving back essentially all of last week's strong gain.

December closed off 66 points to 64.39 cents, trading within a 142-point range from up seven points at 65.12 to down 135 points at 63.70 cents. At the low, it was within 83 points of its contract low close on July 31. It lost 361 points for the week, settling eight ticks above its close two weeks ago.

March settled down 67 points to 64.29 cents and soon-to-mature nearby October closed off 91 points to 65.99 ...

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