NEW YORK (AP) - Cotton futures No. 2 closed $4.00 to $6.95 a bale higher Friday.

NEW YORK (AP) Cotton futures No. 2 closed $4.00 to $6.95 a bale higher Friday.

The average price for strict low middling 1 & 1-16 inch spot cotton advanced 94 cents to 75.68 cents per pound Friday for the seven markets, according to the Market News Branch, Memphis USDA.