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Historical Cotton On-Call

  • The Cotton On-Call Report shows the quantity of call cotton bought or sold on which the price has not been fixed, together with the respective futures on which the purchase or sale is based. Call cotton refers to physical cotton bought or sold, or contracted for purchase or sale at a price to be fixed later based upon a specified delivery month future‚Äôs price.

    Weekly Report 46 - November 12, 2010

    "On call" positions in spot cotton based on New York Cotton futures reported by merchants in special account status1 as of November 12, 2010 (in Contracts).

    ISSN: 1945-3442



    Futures
    Based
    On:

    Call Cotton Based New York

    Open Futures Contracts
    ICE Futures U.S.

    Unfixed Call Sales

    Change From Previous Week

    Unfixed Call Purchases

    Change From Previous Week

    At Close
    11/12/2010

    Change From Previous Week

    December 2010

    4,746  

    -4,018 *

    1,513  

    -575 *

    32,926  

    -53,715  

    March 2011

    35,356  

    -1,641 *

    2,205  

    447  

    106,156  

    18,096  

    May 2011

    22,066  

    -451  

    440  

    73  

    17,851  

    3,655  

    July 2011

    37,311  

    -364  

    2,020  

    -152  

    26,989  

    1,815  

    October 2011

    774  

    -482  

    1  

    0  

    429  

    254  

    December 2011

    9,110  

    597  

    8,334  

    1,307  

    28,698  

    4,930  

    March 2012

    2,942  

    64  

    111  

    22  

    233  

    21  

    May 2012

    1,183  

    17  

    70  

    -1  

    249  

    173  

    July 2012

    709  

    0  

    192  

    -11  

    337  

    74  

    October 2012

    9  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    December 2012

    405  

    0  

    3,153  

    0  

    426  

    85  

    March 2013

    269  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    July 2013

    0  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    1  

    -1  

    Totals

    114,880  

    -6,278 *

    18,039  

    1,110 *

    214,295  

    -24,613  

    1 Merchants with futures positions of 100 or more contracts in one future.

    * Changes from the previous week are based on revised data for last week.

    Cotton On-Call Report #47 for the week ending November 19, 2010 will be published on Friday, November 26, 2010 at 3:30 PM because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

    If you have any questions concerning this report, email marketreports@cftc.gov or call the Eastern Regional Office at 646-746-9777.

    Released after 3:30 p.m. Eastern time, November 18, 2010

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