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Cotton futures contracts are the benchmark for the cotton market. Cotton is a soft natural fiber that grows around the seeds of the cotton plant. Cotton requires a lot of water.
Cotton fiber is most often spun into thread to be used by the textile industry. Competition from synthetic fibers has reduced the dominance of cotton. However, cotton still makes up over 39% of the world fiber market.

Cotton is the only fiber that is traded on a major regulated commodity exchange.This section on the cotton market contains a wealth of information. You can read about the history of the cotton market, the fundamentals that make it move, and the futures and options specifications. You can also view: quotes, charts, current margins requirements, and news that is affecting the cotton market. However, if you are new to the commodities markets you should consult with a licensed broker before starting to trade.

Start trading cotton futures and options today! Click here to contact a licensed commodities broker with experience in the cotton market. We are happy to answer all of your questions about cotton futures and options.

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