Cotton On-Call Report

Weekly Report  6

"On call" positions in spot cotton based on New York Cotton futures
reported by merchants in special account status1 as of 02/03/2006

(In Contracts)

Futures
Based
On:

Call Cotton Based New York

Open Futures Contracts
New York Board of Trade

Unfixed Call Sales Change From Previous Week Unfixed Call Purchases Change From Previous Week At Close
02/03/2006
Change From Previous Week
March 2006 12,480 -290 * 1,865 -626 * 76,158 -9,062
May 2006 13,123 1,268 1,718 186 40,606 13,005
July 2006 16,459 762 7,118 -327 8,189 1,335
October 2006 3,396 9 277 3 245 83
December 2006 6,383 345 4,293 767 6,990 1,086
March 2007 948 89 48 0 1,613 384
May 2007 500 94 290 0 32 0
July 2007 1,056 -164 * 4,086 -200 1,180 475
October 2007 43 22 0 0 10 0
December 2007 165 121 0 0 11 4
March 2008 13 0 0 0 0 0
May 2008 0 0 248 0 0 0
March 2009 13 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 54,579 2,256 * 19,943 -197 * 135,034 7,310

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.

This report is published by the Commission's Division of Market Oversight.
If you have any questions concerning this report, call Walter Spilka, Industry Economist, Eastern Region at (646) 746-9777.

Released after 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time
2/9/2006