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Rising Inventories Could Push Copper Prices Down

Rising Inventories Could Push Copper Prices Down

May 05, 2011 at 09:24 | Stuart Burns

Rising copper prices in the last few days may lead buyers to believe normal business has resumed for the copper bull run. The copper price had been rising strongly last…

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Are the signs pointing to a Commodities Price Correction

May 03, 2011 at 09:31 | Taras Berezowsky

Speculators, regional unrest and sovereign debt are driving up prices higher than ever in all commodity classes – food, oil, cotton, metals – and the global markets are once again…

Where Can We Expect Zinc Prices to go From Here

Where Can We Expect Zinc Prices to go From Here

Apr 29, 2011 at 08:08 | Stuart Burns

Reading the runes for the zinc market has become quite a challenging exercise. The price has been one of the success stories (if you are a producer) of the global…

How Will Platinum Prices be Affected by the Japanese Tsunami

How Will Platinum Prices be Affected by the Japanese Tsunami

Apr 28, 2011 at 08:06 | Taras Berezowsky

Earlier this week we mentioned that platinum is again on the rise, and prospects for the metal are looking good. However, in the wake of the supply chain nightmare the…

Barrick Gold’s Big Copper Buy Speaks to the Future

Barrick Gold’s Big Copper Buy Speaks to the Future

Apr 26, 2011 at 21:40 | Mad Hedge Fund Trader

“Watch where the big companies make their direct investments and that is where the markets will follow.” That golden rule is what the head of investments at JP Morgan, Carl…

Copper Crimes: Worldwide Theft of Copper on the Increase

Copper Crimes: Worldwide Theft of Copper on the Increase

Apr 25, 2011 at 09:36 | Taras Berezowsky

Forget about China’s slight dip in demand for copper – the red metal is still red hot all over the world. So hot that copper crimes undeniably rising more than…

Where to Now for Metals? A Look at Gold, Copper, Aluminum and Steel

Where to Now for Metals? A Look at Gold, Copper, Aluminum and Steel

Apr 21, 2011 at 09:11 | Taras Berezowsky

We know that 2011 began with a rocky start – the Middle East uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya turned the status quo upside down, the sovereign debt of European…

Metal Price Movements: Don’t Forget About China

Metal Price Movements: Don’t Forget About China

Apr 09, 2011 at 08:14 | Stuart Burns

In spite of our TV screens being bombarded with news about Middle East unrest and the financial pages of our papers reporting seemingly endless stories about European debt problems, metal…

Simon Hunt’s View on the Copper Market and Metal Prices

Simon Hunt’s View on the Copper Market and Metal Prices

Apr 06, 2011 at 07:13 | Stuart Burns

When I saw Simon Hunt was being interviewed by Mineweb’s Geoff Candy, I couldn’t resist checking out the podcast. Simon Hunt has been an active market expert for longer…

Will Tin Prices Continue to Rise this Year?

Will Tin Prices Continue to Rise this Year?

Apr 04, 2011 at 01:43 | Stuart Burns

Tin has been one of the wonder boys of recent months, powering up to over $32,000 per ton in the early part of the year, falling back briefly to $28,000…

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