Cotton’s Gritty Stealth Rally Kicks Off

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Just nine months ago, we were licking our chops at cotton’s blue light price special.  Cotton had been smashed from a post-Reconstruction high of over $2 to WAYYY down below the $0.70 mark. Cotton futures have quietly dipped to their lowest levels in two years, prompting our “contrarian alert” to sound.  Likely, cotton will base […]

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Shame on me for not doing my homework on this trade! As I was reading the Weekend WSJ on Saturday, while fitting enjoying a french pressed cup of arabica coffee, I learned why my recent coffee trade was ill-timed.  The market has been increasingly swapping out arabica beans for their cheaper robusta cousins, resulting in […]

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Did China kick off the next bull market in cotton? It’s been a rough go for King Cotton over the past couple years.  Since hitting post-Reconstruction highs in early 2011, it’s been a LONG way down (paging Sarah McLachlan).  But now that the king appears to have found a nice pillow to rest his head […]

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