The Copper ETN, Up 4.8%, Was Friday’s Top Performing ETF

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The iPath Bloomberg Copper Sub-Index Total Return ETN (JJC) outperformed all other non-leveraged, non-inverse exchange traded products in the U.S. today on a percentage basis, producing a +4.83% one-day return and outperforming the wider markets by a total of 4.44 percentage points.
NYSE:JJC February 10, 2017 5:15pm

Why Copper Is A Better Hedge Against Inflation Than Gold

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Gold is said to be an excellent hedge against inflation, as gold tends to rise along with inflation (expectations). InvestingHaven’s research team argued recently that is only partly true, as gold tends to be driven by sometimes by inflation and sometimes by fear, according to these 10 insights from gold’s long term chart.
NYSE:COPX February 9, 2017 6:38am

Copper Is On The Verge Of A Massive Breakout Again

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From Taki Tsaklanos: One of our first articles of 2017 was about copper, and we explained "Why The Copper Price Chart Looks Spectacular."
NYSE:JJC February 3, 2017 6:38am

Copper Prices Surge To Nine-Week Highs As Dollar Sinks

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Copper prices continued to rise on Tuesday, as the markets continue to expect a major Trump-led infrastructure plan to be pushed through and thus spur demand for industrial metals.
NYSE:JJC January 31, 2017 3:26pm

This Materials ETF Is A Clear Outperformer So Far In 2017

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From Taki Tsaklanos: The materials sector (XLB ETF) was up 2.7 percent on Tuesday. So far, it is one of the outperforming sectors in 2017.
NYSE:XLB January 25, 2017 9:25am

Copper’s Long-Term Chart Looks Spectacularly Bullish

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From Taki Tsaklanos: Copper prices were very bullish in the last 2 months of last year. We covered the copper market extensively since then, and our observation was that the copper market needed a bit of time to choose a direction (higher or lower).
NYSE:JJC January 12, 2017 6:47am

Copper ETFs Are Surging Once Again On Trump Infrastructure Hopes

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We have spoken about a rebound in Precious Metals prices since their late December lows in recent recaps here, and it is not only those metals that are rallying earlier in this new year.
NYSE:JJC January 10, 2017 1:46pm

Copper, Other Metals Hammered On China Growth Concerns

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From Tyler Durden: Less than a month ago we warned that the Chinese commodity bubble 2.0 was bursting as speculative volume had exploded relative to open interest and exchanges had begun (after unreal surges in prices) to crackdown on the speculation.
NYSE:JJC December 27, 2016 7:37am

Time To Short Copper?

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From Taki Tsaklanos: We have written extensively on the trends in the copper market in 2016. The copper price and copper miners were on fire in November, but things have cooled lately.
NYSE:JJC December 19, 2016 8:06am

Copper Prices Are Reaching Critical Levels

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From Taki Tsaklanos: We covered extensively the copper price and copper miners in October, but decided to give the copper market a little bit of time to choose a direction. Right now, copper is at a point where it will start trending pretty soon.
NYSE:FCX December 7, 2016 9:30am

Time To Get Bullish On Materials

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From Todd Rosenbluth: CFRA's Investment Policy Committee raised its weighting on the materials sector to overweight from marketweight last week.
NYSE:XLB November 29, 2016 11:16am

The Freeport-McMoRan Rally Is Probably Overdone

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From Adrian Day: The market reaction to Trump's election victory—stocks and the dollar up, gold down—was the opposite of what had been widely foreseen. Money manager Adrian Day takes a look into what happened and why, and discusses the outlook going forward.
NYSE:FCX November 26, 2016 10:10am

Here’s Why Copper Just Keeps Flying Higher

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From Tony Daltorio: This phenomenon is seen every time a new U.S. president is elected: Wall Street searches for the sectors that will benefit the most from the new president’s expected policies.
NYSE:COPX November 23, 2016 6:46am

“Smart” Money Is Getting Very Bearish On Copper Right Now

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Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger equates the position of the financial markets to that of a protagonist in a classic horror story and reflects on recent moves in the copper market.
NYSE:JJC November 20, 2016 7:42am

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