NEW YORK (AP) - Cotton futures No. 2 closed $1.75 to $3.20 a bale higher Monday.

NEW YORK (AP) Cotton futures No. 2 closed $1.75 to $3.20 a bale higher Monday.

The average price for strict low middling 1 & 1-16 inch spot cotton advanced 42 cents to 83.83 cents per pound Monday for the seven markets, according to the Market News Branch, Memphis USDA.