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What Determines Copper Prices? – Part 1

Much has been said of the impact of growing imports of refined copper into China in driving the price of copper. Significant attention is paid to the Chinese PMI’s in news reports concerning copper, and the LME price at least[...]

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What Determines Copper Prices? – Part 2

Previously I have pointed out the strong negative correlation between copper prices and the US Dollar trade weighted index. The US Dollar money supply (M2) grew from $4,046.7 billion in January 1998 to $11,506.9 billion in October 2014. This increase[...]

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3m LME Tin Up And Down Days Part 2

In the first part of this series, I considered looked at whether a up day (defined as a closing price greater than the open) or a down day (defined as a closing price lower than the open) was more likely[...]

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