Market Overview

cotton

  • BAL, China, cotton, Government, iPath, News

    The China Trade War Is Crushing This Commodity ETN

    Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 8:13am

    Countless corners of the financial markets are being plagued by the US-China trade spat. Away from the markets, American farmers are being pinched, too. Just ask cotton farmers. What Happened The often overlooked iPath Series B Bloomberg Cotton Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSE: BAL), an exchange...

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  • Aluminum, Brent, Brent Crude, cocoa, Commodities ETF, corn

    New ETF Takes Both Sides Of The Commodities Trade

    Friday, May 20, 2016 - 2:17pm

    Long/short is a popular strategy in the hedge fund community and one made accessible to investors of all stripes by the exchange-traded funds industry. Typically, long/short ETFs are equity-based, but investors can now take both sides of the commodities trade with the First Trust Alternative...

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  • /CT, cotton, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cotton Little Changed

    Monday, August 10, 2015 - 6:29am

    Cotton futures are trading steady to little lower Friday morning. December Cotton is trading at 61.58, down 0.21 and March Cotton is trading at 61.64, down 0.24. Market chatter about weather and positioning ahead of the USDA supply and demand reports on Wednesday is making the rounds.

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  • /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton

    Cocoa, Coffee Higher

    Friday, August 7, 2015 - 1:21pm

    Cocoa Futures moved higher Friday and settled near the highs of the day after a steady open. September Cocoa settled at 3107, up 50 and December Cocoa settled at 3121, up 50. September Coffee has traded firm for most of the session and was trading at 127.35, up 3.10. Sugar futures erased some...

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  • /CT, cotton, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cotton Little Changed

    Friday, August 7, 2015 - 6:44am

    New York Cotton futures are trading steady to little lower Friday morning after Thursday's decline. December Cotton is trading at 62.05, down 0.21 and March Cotton is trading at 62.15, down 0.20. Market talk about U.S. weather and global economic growth is ongoing. On Thursday the USDA reported...

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  • /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton

    Cocoa, Sugar Lower

    Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 1:27pm

    Cocoa Futures traded lower Thursday and settled near the lows of the day during a choppy and weak trading session. September Cocoa settled at 3057, down 63 and December Cocoa settled at 3071, down 59. Sugar futures erased some early gains and settled near lows of the session. October Sugar...

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  • corn, cotton, soybeans, Wheat, Futures, Commodities

    USDA Weekly Export Sales

    Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 10:23am

    Earlier today, the USDA reported weekly export sales for the week ending July 30. Net Soybean sales were 576,900 tons, soymeal sales were 59,900 tons and Soybean Oil sales were 10,200 tons. Corn Sales were 274,300 tons, Wheat sales were 840,800 tons and Cotton sales were 109,700 bales.

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  • /CT, cotton, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cotton Little Lower

    Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6:38am

    New York Cotton futures are trading steady to a little lower Thursday morning. December Cotton is trading at 63.26, down 0.26 and March Cotton is trading at 63.22, down 0.30. Market talk about U.S. weather and global economic growth, especially China's situation has kept both buyers and sellers...

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  • /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton

    Cocoa, Sugar Lower

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 1:48pm

    Cocoa Futures traded lower Wednesday during a choppy and mostly weak trading session. September Cocoa settled at 3120, down 45 and December Cocoa settled at 3130, down 46. Sugar futures erased all of Tuesday's gains and settled near lows of the session after late-day selling accelerated the losses...

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  • /CT, cotton, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cotton Little Changed

    Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 7:02am

    New York Cotton futures are trading steady early Wednesday morning. December Cotton is trading at 63.58, down 0.06 and March Cotton is trading at 63.52, down 0.10. Market talk about U.S. weather and the USDA crop report next week is making the rounds. Market chatter about global growth is...

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  • /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton

    Sugar, Coffee Higher

    Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 1:17pm

    N.Y. Sugar futures settled near the highs of the session on Tuesday. October Sugar settled at 11.01, up 0.12. Coffee futures have traded choppy and in a fairly wide range. September Coffee was trading at 124.35, up 0.40. Cocoa Futures traded rangebound and settled with little change....

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  • /CT, cotton, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cotton Little Lower

    Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 6:47am

    New York Cotton futures are trading a little lower Tuesday morning. December Cotton is trading at 63.68, down 0.32 and March Cotton is trading at 63.67, down 0.31. Market talk about U.S. weather and global economic growth has kept both buyers and sellers active in a rangebound fashion. Market...

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  • /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton

    Sugar, Cocoa Lower

    Monday, August 3, 2015 - 1:30pm

    N.Y. Sugar futures traded weak on Monday, setting new contract lows and settling near the lows of the day. October Sugar settled at 10.89, down 0.25. Cocoa Futures traded weak, some late selling accelerated the losses near end the session. September Cocoa settled at 3166, down 43. Coffee futures...

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  • /CT, cotton, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    Cotton Little Lower

    Monday, August 3, 2015 - 6:29am

    New York Cotton futures are trading a little lower Monday morning December Cotton is trading at 63.68, down 0.53. March Cotton is trading at 63.70, down 0.50. Trading is rangebound. Market talk about U.S. weather and global demand is constant. Chatter about global growth and currency values is...

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  • /CC, /CT, /KC, cocoa, coffee, cotton

    Sugar Lower, Coffee Higher

    Friday, July 31, 2015 - 2:40pm

    N.Y. Sugar futures traded weak Friday and settled near the lows of the session. October Sugar settled at 11.14, down 0.13. Coffee futures settled a little higher after a wide ranged choppy trading day. September Coffee settled at 125.25, up 0.35. Cocoa Futures settled lower after a rangebound...

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