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Weekly Report Updates and Summaries

CFTC Commitment of Traders Data
Updated through Tuesday, September 19, 2023 (CFTC report  released Friday, September 22, 2023).

U.S Export Numbers
Export sales and shipment data from USDA as of Thursday, August 14, 2023.  This is the seventh weekly report of the 2023/24 marketing year.

ICE Cotton Volume and Open Interest
Weekly trend and detailed snapshot of volume and open interest as of Thursday, September 21, 2023.


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 September 22 through Thursday September 28, 2023).

Put and Call Option Example
Updated (through Thursday, September 21, 2023) put and call option premium values as part of hedging example.

Supply/Demand Data and Price Forecasts

USDA WASDE Supply/Demand Numbers
Posted latest USDA Supply and Demand numbers as of September 12, 2023

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, September 22, 2023.

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