Commodities supplies may not be able to keep pace with demand in the future mining giant Anglo American wanred on Friday as it reported first half profits which smashed expectations.
Slowing manufacturing demand for copper in China and throughout southeast Asia did not put much of a dent in Freeport McMoRan's second-quarter earnings. But the company could adjust if growth falls too low, CEO Richard Adkerson told CNBC Thursday.
Worried about the health of the global economy? Dennis Gartman thinks doctor copper is making a critical prognosis.
The Mongolian mining industry, which is to benefit from China's huge appetite for resources, is a sector to bet on. One fund manager suggests investing in mining plays that are listed internationally, but have assets in Mongolia.
The movement in the copper price is used as a leading indicator of economic development because it reacts more quickly to changes in industrial demand.
With growing evidence of a hard landing in China, the scales are dropping from speculators' eyes and industrial commodity prices, including copper, are swooning. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
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The commodities bubble is not set to burst, and any easing off of copper prices will be temporary, Stephen Twyerould, CEO of Excelsior Mining told CNBC.
The renowned currency and commodities trader stands by his call that the euro will break apart.
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Commodity prices are once again reaching record highs, supported by a weak dollar and improving global demand, whether it be speculative or not.
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The commodities world knew Glencore was the biggest market participant, but few were aware until now of the true scale of the Switzerland-based company’s operations.
Backed by its resource-rich landscape of world class deposits, Mongolia has been coined the “Saudi Arabia of Coal” with strong parallels to previous natural resource booms around the world.
The commodities bull run fueled in recent years by China's breakneck economic growth may be close to an end, according to one expert. But others feel a correction will only be short-lived.
Miners have started to protect themselves against a fall in the price of copper as the metal’s rally, which only a few months ago looked unstoppable, has hit a wall, the Financial Times reports.
The turmoil in Peru may not exactly match up to what’s happening in Libya, Japan or some of the other world’s hotspots, but traders are carefully watching political upheaval in the metal-producing South American nation.