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 July 17, 2018 (CFTC report released Friday July 20, 2018).

U.S Export Numbers
Updated export sales and shipment data through the week ending July 12, 2018

ICE Cotton Volume and Open Interest
Weekly trend and detailed snapshot of volume and open interest as of Thursday July 19, 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 July 20 through Thursday July 26, 2018).

Put Option and Put Spread Strategy
Updated (through Thursday, July 19, 2018) premium values of example put and put spread strategies for hedging open 2018 bales.

Call Option and Call Spread Strategy
Updated (through Thursday, July 19, 2018) premium values of example call and call spread strategies for hedging forward contracted 2018 bales.


Supply/Demand Data and Price Forecasts

USDA WASDE Supply/Demand Numbers
Posted latest USDA Supply and Demand numbers as of July 19, 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 July 20, 2018.


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