What’s New

Weekly Report Updates and Summaries

CFTC Commitment of Traders Data
Commitment of Traders data as of Tuesday October 6, 2020 (CFTC report released Friday October 9, 2020).

U.S Export Numbers
Lagged export sales and shipment data through the week ending Thursday, October 1, 2020

ICE Cotton Volume and Open Interest
Weekly trend and detailed snapshot of volume and open interest as of Thursday October 8, 2020.


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 October 9 through Thursday October 15, 2020).

Put Option and Put Spread Examples Strategy
Updated (through Thursday, October 8, 2020) premium values of an example put and put spread strategies forĀ  pre-plant (pre-Covid) hedges on 2020 bales.


Supply/Demand Data and Price Forecasts

USDA WASDE Supply/Demand Numbers
Posted latest USDA Supply and Demand numbers as of September 11, 2020


Technical Indicators and 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, October 2, 2020.


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