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    China’s copper imports surged in May, rising 65 percent over the previous year and fueling hopes of a pickup in growth for the world’s second-largest economy. But experts say that country’s appetite for the industrial metal is “opportunistic” and doesn’t reflect economic fundamentals.

  • Gold

    Oil and gold will make the best trades ahead of a potential fresh round of quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve, Joe Clark, Founder and CIO of Financial Enhancement Group, told CNBC.

  • Sell Into Current Commodity Rally

    Philip Silverman, Managing Partner, Kingsview Management recommends selling into the current rally in commodities as global growth is set to slow.

  • Gold

    The Market Vectors Gold Miners Index exchange-traded fund drew some bullish option activity yesterday as traders focus increasingly on precious metals.

  • Reel of uninsulated copper wire

    The price of copper will stay above $8,000 this year despite a slowdown in China, the world’s biggest consumer of the metal, according to Kemal Bagci, director at RBS Markets.

  • Gold

    Global demand for gold fell five percent in the first quarter to 1,097.6 tones, according to the World Gold Council (WGC), driven by a decline in jewelry and central bank buying.

  • Reel of uninsulated copper wire

    With gold prices surging in recent years, the semiconductor industry has been increasingly replacing the precious metal with the more affordable copper in the wire bonding process, leading to huge savings in the cost of manufacturing a chip.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold's Big 1-Day Gain

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Are things looking up for this gold miner? Check out the interview.

  • Trader Buzz From the Floor

    A check on the latest market moves, with Scott Bauer, Trading Advantage senior market strategist; and CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the direction of metals and energy in the commodities markets.

  • Gold

    A wireless conference may be the last place you'd expect to see a precious metals refinery company, but precious metals are prevalent in cellular devices and once stripped down, those metals can be cashed in.

  • Buffett on the Golden Trade

    Billionaire investor, Warren Buffett explains why he doesn't see any value in the gold trade.

  • Palladium

    Palladium raced ahead of all other metals in April. After climbing double digits in the first quarter, platinum and silver futures were down 4 and 5 percent, respectively. Both metals lost ground for the second consecutive month. Copper prices were flat, and gold seems to have lost its luster, posting its third straight monthly decline.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Will Gold, Silver Rally Last?

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: FOMC & Gold

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Gold

    Investors should make the most of recent falls in the price of gold and buy the precious metal by the summer to benefit from another record high by the end of the year, analysts said on Tuesday.

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    "It's not part of our business model. It would be wrong and we don’t do it," said the bank's commodities chief.

  • JPMorgan's Masters One-on-One

    Blythe Masters, head of global commodities at J.P. Morgan, discusses the company's strategies for commodity and derivative investments.

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    You wouldn’t know it from falling stocks, but the Fed’s apparent decision to hold off on future bond buying, or QE3, in response to an improving economy may turn out to be a very bullish omen for the equity market and the economy.

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    Diamonds are an attractive option for investors looking to diversify portfolios because they don't move in relation with other assets such as commodities and stocks, according to David Riedel, President of equity research firm Riedel Research Group.