ICE cotton dollar prices for Dec. rose just over 80 points this week as prices pushed just shy of 64.50. U.S. certified stocks fell to 15,926 while net export sales were at 185,400 RB. Open interest for December stands at 93,540 with March open interest at 76,027. Conditions Report stated 48% of crop is good to excellent, compared to 47% last week, and 44% last year. 18% of the crop is poor to very poor, compared to 19% last week, and 24% this week last year. Managed money is net long. Technical traders see support around 63.50 with resistance around 65.50. The trend is up.
Stocks and Sales
(Indonesia was the big buyer at 32,900.)
Current World Balance Sheet (2014/2015)
Current USA Balance Sheet (2014/2015)
Commitments of Traders
- Long: 38,401 (Contracts)
- Short: 72,505
- Long: 52,578
- Short: 8,576
- Long: 46,076
- Short: 32,566
- Long: 18,263
- Short: 39,387
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