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Copper turns red as China concerns mount

The situation is escalating, and people don’t want to be caught offside with the weekend fast approaching.

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Trading copper futures online: how to speculate on the price of copper

Copper has a huge range of applications across industries, which is why traders use it as a benchmark for economic health. Learn how to trade copper futures and copper mining stocks to take advantage of changes in the metal’s price.

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October 28, 2022 10:15 AM
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What are the most traded commodities?

The most traded commodities are energy sources like oil and gas, plus metals such as gold and agricultural products. Here we break down the top ten most traded commodities and explain how each one is traded.

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What are the most traded commodities?

The most traded commodities are energy sources like oil and gas, plus metals such as gold and agricultural products. Here we break down the top ten most traded commodities and explain how each one is traded.

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Stocks, copper and oil drop as growth concerns intensify

fears over growth intensified after China postponed the release of its GDP and industrial production figures

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Stocks, copper and oil drop as growth concerns intensify

fears over growth intensified after China postponed the release of its GDP and industrial production figures

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Copper slumps as recession fears intensify

Bearish engulfing candle points to even weaker prices...

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October 6, 2022 07:25 PM
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Copper slumps as recession fears intensify

Bearish engulfing candle points to even weaker prices...

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October 6, 2022 07:25 PM
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Copper and USD/CHF have a high negative correlation!

As long as the correlation holds, traders who don’t have access to trade copper can use USD/CHF as a proxy.

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August 17, 2022 09:49 PM
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Recession Trade Keeps Risk Assets Under Pressure

Fears over a recession continues to drive financial markets, with commodities feeling the heat

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What’s driving the global markets right now?

Everything you need to know about the current economic and monetary policy environment, and what it all means for financial markets

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Fears of global slowdown continue to weigh on Copper and AUD/USD

With more manufacturing due out later in the week, traders need to watch Dr Copper to help gauge the health of the economy. If copper continues its move lower, watch for AUD/USD to move lower with it!

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June 29, 2022 04:59 PM
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Dr Copper chimes in on the recession debate

The Federal Reserve (Fed) is the central bank of the United States and operates under a dual mandate to effectively promote the goals of maximum employment while maintaining price stability.

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June 23, 2022 06:44 AM
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Commodities breaking lower as demand concerns intensify

Weakness in China, stagflation across the world and rising prices hurt demand

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Technical Tuesday: DJIA, USD/CHF and Copper

Technical analysis on some of the most interesting markets right now

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April 26, 2022 12:46 PM
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Copper selling intensifies on China

More than 2 years into the pandemic and Covid is still roiling financial markets.

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China’s service PMI gets served, base metals lower

Covid reared its ugly head again on economic data, which saw China’s service PMI contract at its fastest pace since the pandemic.

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April 6, 2022 05:25 AM

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Gold breaks $2000 - Meanwhile Copper makes its move

It’s been a violent start to the week as the Russian/Ukraine conflict intensifies and news that the Biden administration and its allies are discussing an embargo of Russian oil. This article discusses what the spillover from the weekend’s events means for gold and copper.

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March 7, 2022 03:02 AM
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Weekly COT report: Managed funds most bullish on gold in 3-months

Bullish exposure continues to fall for the US dollar despite the Fed on the cusp of beginning their rate-hike cycle.

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A tale of two metals, Gold and Copper Part II

In 2021 the key driver of gold was movements in real yields and the U.S. dollar. However, in late November, evidence emerged that this was no longer the case.

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February 15, 2022 03:19 AM
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Earnings Previews: Where next for the Glencore and BHP share prices?

Mining stocks are riding high as commodity prices climb higher. We explain what to expect from upcoming earnings out from Glencore and BHP.

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Asian Open: Copper breaks out in style following US CPI

To be fair, plenty of markets broke out during the predominantly weak USD environment, but copper’s large daily volume and clear break of resistance really caught our eye.

Asian Open: Copper Turns Higher at Key Support Zone

Having fallen over 11% from October’s high, momentum for copper has finally turned higher from a key area of resistance to suggest a swing low has been seen.