Font Size: AAA // Print // Bookmark

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 16

    "On call" positions in spot cotton based on New York Cotton futures reported by merchants in special account status1 as of 4/17/2014**

    (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
    4/17/2014**

    Change From Previous Week

    May 2014

    6,238

    -2,975

    429

    -63

    10,621

    -24,328

    July 2014

    29,183

    947

    2,007

    -129

    105,254

    17,582

    October 2014

    0

    0

    0

    0

    82

    8

    December 2014

    10,734

    60

    18,617

    698

    52,654

    2,601

    March 2015

    8,698

    28

    22

    0

    3,798

    46

    May 2015

    4,127

    -7

    2

    0 *

    451

    73

    July 2015

    4,134

    50

    1,519

    7 *

    573

    132

    October 2015

    0

    0

    485

    0 *

    0

    0

    December 2015

    2,055

    51

    2,371

    207 *

    787

    167

    March 2016

    347

    50

    0

    0

    0

    0

    December 2016

    0

    0

    1,100

    0

    0

    0

    Totals

    65,516

    -1,796

    26,552

    720

    174,220

    -3,719

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

    *Changes are based on revised data submitted to CFTC.

    **Report is as of 4/17/14 due to ICE holiday closure on 4/18/14.

    If you have any questions concerning this report, email marketreports@cftc.gov or call the Central Regional
    Office at 312-596-0694.

    Released after 3:30 p.m. Eastern time, April 24, 2014