Cotton futures saw sharp losses of 34 to 115 points on Tuesday, on a little bit of profit taking. This morning’s USDA Cotton Ginnings report showed 17.43 million RB had been ginned as of January 15. That was a 1.277 million RB jump since Jan 1, and is 17% larger than this time last year. Online cash sales on the Seam totaled 19,538 bales on Monday, with prices down 36 points, averaging 72.32 cents/lb. The Cotlook A Index for January 22 was up 75 points from the previous day at 94.10 cents/lb.

Mar 18 Cotton closed at 82.260, down 115 points,

May 18 Cotton closed at 82.740, down 104 points

Jul 18 Cotton closed at 83.190, down 100 points

Market Commentary provided by:

Brugler Marketing & Management LLC
1908 N. 203rd St.Omaha, NE 68022
Phone: 402-697-3623
Fax: 402-289-2353

First you raise it, then you market it!  Check out the full Brugler advisory service with this special Harvest 2Fer offer at


Do you want to know what trades Alan Brugler recommends? Subscribe to Ag Market Professional, and become part of the Brugler client group! Not sure? Ask for a FREE SAMPLE and get two FREE GIFTS! Start here

Want this Ag News delivered to your inbox? Get the FREE Brugler Ag Newsletter, delivered 3 times daily.