Are Copper Stocks Worth The Risk?

copperBob Ciura:  When it comes to precious metals like copper, all the news seems bad. The price of copper has plunged over the past year, but surprisingly, copper has staged a stealth rally in recent weeks. The price of copper is up about 5% since the start of the year.
NASDAQ:CU March 15, 2016 12:34pm

Copper, China And World Trade Are All Screaming That The Next Economic Crisis Is Here

copperIf you are looking for a “canary in a coal mine” type of warning for the entire global economy, you have a whole bunch to pick from right now.  “Dr. Copper” just hit a six year low, Morgan Stanley
NASDAQ:CU July 23, 2015 8:58pm

Copper Halted After Crashing 8% On LME, Sends AUD Plunging, Futures Dip Under 2000

copperTyler Durden: Today's prime time event hasn't even arrived, that would be the European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivering its final opinion on the legality of the ECB’s previously announced OMT program, in less than an hour, and already the fireworks
NASDAQ:CU January 14, 2015 1:40pm

Copper Surges After Report Mysterious London Buyer Has Cornered Up To 90% Of Market

copperTyler Durden:  Copper prices are surging this morning (in the face of Goldman's recent warnings of a plunge), jumping 4 handles apparently on the heels of a WSJ story in which LME admits that a single buyer has snapped up more than
NASDAQ:CU October 27, 2014 2:20pm

How Much Of An Investor’s Portfolio Should Be In Commodities? [First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund, SPDR Gold Trust (ETF)]

commoditiesI'm often asked how much of an investor's portfolio should be in commodities. If you're a trader or speculator, that's up to
NASDAQ:CU May 15, 2014 11:21am

What Lies Ahead For Copper ETFs? [Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., First Trust ISE Global Copper Index Fund]

copperSurprisingly, the recent Chile earthquake that resulted in a tsunami did not leave a sustained impact on copper ETFs. Chile accounts for nearly one-third of the world’s total copper output, and as such, has a huge influence over the price of the red metal.
NASDAQ:CU April 18, 2014 12:22pm

With Commodities Surging Take A Look At Industrial Metals [Powershares DB Base Metals Fund]

copper bar etfsStocks have been taking a beating and the dreaded “correction” has been tossed around a lot. There is one group of assets however that are squarely in the middle of their own bull market - metals. Sure, gold and silver grab all the headlines, but industrial metals can make
NASDAQ:CU April 15, 2014 10:52am

Why You Should Be Worried About The Copper Market [Global X Copper Miners ETF, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.]

copper bar etfs: There is something going on right now in the copper market that should alarm you. Over the past week, the price of copper has plunged, recently hitting a four-year low.
NASDAQ:CU March 14, 2014 12:19pm

Copper Prices Foreshadowing A Stock Market Crash? [Dow Jones Industrial Average, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.]

copperIs the price of copper trying to tell us something?  Traditionally, "Dr. Copper" has been a very accurate indicator of where the global economy is heading next.  For example, back in 2008 the price of copper dropped from nearly $4.00 to under $1.50 in just a matter of months.
NASDAQ:CU March 13, 2014 1:16pm

Trouble Ahead For Copper ETFs? [Global X Copper Miners ETF, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.]

copperMany commodities have seen a solid start to 2014, as products like coffee and sugar have crushed the market in the first two months of the year. However, this commodity boom hasn’t been felt across
NASDAQ:CU March 10, 2014 11:24pm

Natural Resources Are On Sale [Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc, Noble Energy, Inc.]

metals and mining: Several years ago when no one could talk about anything but metals – gold and miners in particular – and their prices were through the roof, I made a wish list of miners and set what I thought at that time was a
NASDAQ:CU February 4, 2014 12:39pm

Copper Catch Up

copperRichard Mills: Until roughly 12,000 years ago – at least 90 percent of our history - we humans eked out a living by hunting and gathering. Our hunter-gatherer ancestors were replaced by farmers and herders who crowded into villages
NASDAQ:CU November 8, 2013 4:07pm

Is There Any Hope For Metal Mining ETFs?

gold miner pickInvesting in metal mining ETFs has been pretty rough this year. After a bad stretch in the first half of this year, metal mining ETFs recovered somewhat thanks to the taper concerns as well as a sluggish dollar. 
NASDAQ:CU October 27, 2013 10:21pm

If Housing Is Picking Up, Someone Forgot To Tell The Commodity Markets

wood-timberTimber!!!! The price of framing lumber on CME is barely over $300 per 1,000 board feet, down more than 20% since the beginning of April. The last time prices were this low was October of last year. Meanwhile, the price of copper is
NASDAQ:CU June 4, 2013 10:40am

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