Cotton futures ended the Tuesday trading session with most contracts up 40 to 56 points. The US dollar index was sharply lower again on Tuesday, down 655 points on the day. Crop ratings in TX were 6 points higher than the week prior, with GA up 7. KS, MO, and VA were the only states to show deteriorating conditions. The Cotlook A index was down 40 points from the previous day at 91.35 cents/lb on August 17. The weekly AWP is 75.45 cents/lb and effective through Thursday.

Oct 18 Cotton closed at 83.500, up 40 points,

Dec 18 Cotton closed at 83.250, up 55 points

Mar 19 Cotton closed at 83.430, up 56 points

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