Cotton Market News and Commentary

Cotton futures posted sharp 174 to 188 point losses on Friday. Front month March was down 8% this week. The US dollar was sharply higher on Friday despite the impending government shutdown and stock market meltdown. The bimonthly Cotton Ginnings report showed 12.261 million RB had been ginned as of Dec 15, 1.996 million RB more than on Dec 1. That was down 12% from the same date in 2017. The Cotlook A index was down 100 points from the previous day on Dec 20 at 85.05 cents/lb. The weekly USDA AWP was updated to 68.35 cents/lb, down 142 points from the week prior.

Mar 19 Cotton closed at 73.180, down 188 points,

May 19 Cotton closed at 74.620, down 185 points

Jul 19 Cotton closed at 75.960, down 174 points

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