What’s New

Here’s The Most Recent Content Updates

Weekly Reports and Summaries

CFTC Commitment of Traders Data
Updated Commitment of Traders data as of Tuesday December 4, 2018 (CFTC report released Friday December 7, 2018).

U.S Export Numbers
Updated export sales and shipment data through the week ending November 29, 2018

ICE Cotton Volume and Open Interest
Weekly trend and detailed snapshot of volume and open interest as of Thursday December 6, 2018.


Marketing

Basic Marketing Article
Updated discussion of U.S. cotton loan program with current official A-Index and AWP values for the on-line article entitled Basic Marketing of Texas Cotton: Forward Contracts, Cash Sales, Marketing Pools, and the USDA Loan Program (official numbers for Friday December 7 through Thursday December 13, 2018).

Put Option and Put Spread Strategy
Updated (through Thursday, December 6, 2018) premium values of example put and put spread strategies for closing out hedges on 2018 and 2019 bales.

Call Option and Call Spread Strategy
Updated (through Thursday, December 6, 2018) premium values of example call and call spread strategies for hedging cash contracted 2018 bales.


Supply/Demand Data and Price Forecasts

USDA WASDE Supply/Demand Numbers
Posted latest USDA Supply and Demand numbers as of November 8, 2018


Technical Indicators

Moving Averages of Nearby ICE Cotton Futures
Updated graphs of short and long term moving averages of nearby ICE cotton futures settlement prices, as of Friday December 7, 2018.


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