Daily Spot Quotations, Pg 1 (front page)
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MP_CN002    Memphis, TN Cotton and Tobacco Progr  09-Aug-18
Spot quotations and differences are for cotton equal to the official standards, net weight, in mixed lots.    Upland quotations are
FOB car/truck, which includes compression and any brokerage charges. The upland base quality is color 41, leaf grade 4,
 staple 34 (1.05 to 1.07), mike 3.5, 3.6 and 4.3 to 4.9, strength 27.0 to 28.9 grams per tex and uniformity 81.0 to 81.9.
American Pima quotations are UD free, FOB warehouse, and brokerage fees included.

                   UPLAND SPOT PRICE QUOTATIONS    SPOT TRANSACTIONS

                              Color 41 Color 31 Number of bales provided
Growth        Basis             Leaf 4   Leaf 3 to Cotton Program
Area          ICE Futures     Staple 34Staple 35     Today        Season
              Points  Month   cents/lb.cents/lb.     bales         bales

Southeast      -50    Oct-18      86.76    89.01          0             0
North Delta   -150    Oct-18      85.76    87.51          0             0
South Delta   -150    Oct-18      85.76    87.51          0             0
East TX-OK    -600    Oct-18      81.26    83.76          0         4,628
West Texas    -600    Oct-18      81.26    83.76          0             0
Desert SW     -575    Oct-18      81.51    85.51          3             3
SJ Valley     -525    Oct-18      82.01    90.91          0             0
                                                Upland total
Average       -379    Oct-18      83.47    86.85          3         4,631
Previous      -379    Oct-18      83.60    86.98


            AMERICAN PIMA SPOT PRICE QUOTATIONS

                      Grade 2  Grade 3  Grade 3    SPOT TRANSACTIONS
                     Staple 46Staple 44Staple 46
                                                       AP total
American Pima           139.25   116.75   124.50          0             0




NEW YORK FUTURES - CONTRACT NO. 2   2/          7-MARKET AVERAGE
COLOR 41 LEAF 4, STAPLE 34, MIKE 35-49,         BASE QUOTATIONS
STRENGTH 25 OR GREATER.                         FOR UPLAND COTTON

Month       Cents per pound                            Season high
               Today Previous   Change             8/2/2018         85.65
Oct-18          87.26    87.39    -0.13                Season low
Dec-18          87.26    87.18     0.08            8/9/2018         83.47
Mar-19          87.69    87.47     0.22
May-19          88.13    87.81     0.32         EFFECTIVE  Aug 03 - Aug 09
Jul-19          88.22    87.89     0.33                AWP          80.06
Oct-19          82.48    82.43     0.05            CC ADJ.           0.00
Dec-19          80.79    80.68     0.11         FCA 2016 Cr          0.65
Mar-20          80.77    80.63     0.14         FCA 2017 Cr          0.70
May-20          81.03    80.89     0.14                LDP           0.00
Jul-20          81.20    81.06     0.14
                                                EFFECTIVE  Aug 03 - Aug 09
                                                       PCP           0.00



AVERAGE PREMIUMS AND DISCOUNTS - TENDERABLE QUALITIES 3/

               COLOR    COLOR    COLOR    COLOR      COLOR
                   11       21       31       41         51
 STAPLE 33
 LEAF 1 & 2       -68      -68     -108     -255       -470
     3           -163     -163     -108     -265       -475
     4           -250     -250     -240     -360       -505
     5           -375     -375     -335     -460       -665
 STAPLE 34
 LEAF 1 & 2       142      142       97       39       -240
     3             87       87       97       34       -260
     4            -30      -30       55        0       -315
     5           -200     -200     -110     -240       -460
 STAPLE 35
 LEAF 1 & 2       320      320      295      140       -150
     3            225      225      295       97       -165
     4             80       80      135       65       -235
     5            -70      -70        5     -135       -375
 Staple 36
 Leaf 1 & 2       459      459      439      232        -83
     3            342      342      439      187        -93
     4            170      170      247      137       -165
     5              8        8       85      -33       -310
 Staple 37
 Leaf 1 & 2       497      497      491      249        -76
     3            379      379      491      209        -86
     4            207      207      269      164       -148
     5             19       19      104      -16       -295

               COLOR    COLOR    COLOR
                   12       22       32
 STAPLE 33
 LEAF 1 & 2      -220     -220     -320
     3           -235     -235     -335
     4
     5
 STAPLE 34
 LEAF 1 & 2        55       55      -95
     3             35       35     -115
     4
     5
 STAPLE 35
 LEAF 1 & 2       150      150       30
     3            110      110        0
     4
     5
 Staple 36
 Leaf 1 & 2       267      267      107
     3            222      222       82
     4
     5
 Staple 37
 Leaf 1 & 2       309      309      134
     3            269      269      109
     4              0NOT TENDE        0
     5              0NOT TENDE        0

1/   Settlement prices provided by ICE Futures US.    2/ The average of the
differences from the Southeast, North and South Delta average, East Texas-Oklahoma,
West Texas, and Desert Southwest markets.


Cotton and Tobacco Program, Market News Division
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(901) 384-3016
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