Cotton has a long history of being traded around the world, with futures existing for over 100 years. In today’s episode of Futures Measures Pete explains the basics of the cotton futures and the specific contract specifications.
Pete explains the U.S.’s role in the global cotton market as the third largest producer yet the largest exporter of the crop. He explains the relationship, especially in the U.S. between cotton, corn, and soybeans.
Check out this episode to get a comprehensive overview of cotton futures and how to understand them.