Cotton prices survive, but are trending down

Shurley, Don
May 2013
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/31/2013, p2
The article reports on the downward trend of U.S. cotton prices in May 2013. It notes that this trend has implications for marketing decisions and cites the need for prices to find a stopper in the form of technical support, good demand news or negative supply-side news. It also mentions several factors that are said to cause the weakness in prices including technical selling, rains in Texas and concerns about a slowdown in China.


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