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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 42

    "On call" positions in spot cotton based on New York Cotton futures reported by merchants in special account status1 as of 10/17/2014

    (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
    10/17/2014

    Change From Previous Week

    December 2014

    6,629  

    -363  

    14,465  

    -950  

    96,362  

    -3,651  

    March 2015

    15,633  

    560  

    3,472  

    -365  

    67,992  

    2,530  

    May 2015

    8,660  

    531  

    459  

    -12  

    10,596  

    1,053  

    July 2015

    8,867  

    649  

    2,463  

    220  

    6,637  

    495  

    October 2015

    33  

    11  

    0  

    0  

    5  

    0  

    December 2015

    6,317  

    167  

    5,335  

    71  

    8,119  

    234  

    March 2016

    2,109  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    53  

    10  

    May 2016

    94  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    July 2016

    35  

    0  

    71  

    0  

    1  

    0  

    October 2016

    0  

    0  

    0  

    0  

    1  

    0  

    December 2016

    40  

    0  

    1,100  

    0  

    58  

    0  

    Totals

    48,417  

    1,555  

    27,365  

    -1,036  

    189,824  

    671 

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

    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, October 23, 2014.