DTN Closing Cotton Commentary
Duane Howell DTN Contributing Cotton Analyst
Tue Apr 22, 2014 02:53 PM CDT

Old-crop cotton futures finished with triple-digit gains, led by soon-to-mature May, and December settled on a new high close for the move Tuesday.

Most-active July gained 104 points to close at 93.25 cents, its highest finish since March 31 and the upper quarter of its 134-point range from down six points at 92.15 cents to up 128 points at 93.49 cents.

May closed up 132 points to 91.01 cents, a 224-point discount to July, while December settled up 50 points to 82.49 cents, highest since June 17, 2013. First notice day for May is Thursday.

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