Make Copper Great Again: How President Trump is Boosting Copper Prices

In the first ten months of 2016, copper prices plummeted as many traders experienced a global economic slowdown. However, during the last couple months of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, a wave of new … [Read more...]

Modern Uses for Copper in the Information Age

Copper has been an integral part of human society since ancient times. In the Stone Age, copper malleability and durability made it the perfect material for tools, and the Bronze Age that came … [Read more...]

Copper, Climate Change and the Circular Economy – Infographic

Finding sustainable practices that don't interfere with economic development and growth is probably one of the biggest challenges facing society today. That may sound like hyperbole, but the reality … [Read more...]

Where Oh Where is Copper Headed in 2015?

Is copper going up or down this year? That's the question many commodities experts are asking, and apparently coming up with conflicting answers. Goldman Sachs told Mining Weekly “actual and … [Read more...]

Copper Continues to Bleed; Prices Approach 5-Year Low

Copper bombed in 2014. If you invest in the red metal, this is hardly news. Worse, 2015 may not be much better. Copper prices dropped to 2009 levels earlier this week, falling on oversupply factors, … [Read more...]

Copper’s luster returns

Copper's future is looking a little bit brighter after signs that demand will stay robust in the U.S. and China, the world’s top metals consumers. The industrial metal climbed by 1.2%,settling … [Read more...]

Copper get hits hard by slow demand

Copper prices hit an 8-month low recently amid an unexpected drop in supply demand from U.S. business equipment - the second biggest consumer of copper in the world. Hard Assets reported on the … [Read more...]

Where’d the Copper Go? Surplus Under Scrutiny.

For months now, analysts like Reuters and the Copper Study Group have been calling for a copper surplus, citing lower demand and rising production. However, at the end of October warehouses reported a … [Read more...]

Peru Mine Strike May Cut into Copper Supply

Since South Africa's epic 5-month platinum miner strike ended this past summer, things have been relatively quiet on the mining front - until now. On Monday, Nov. 10, workers at Peru’s Antamina copper … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Investing in Gold, Silver and other Rare Metals

Investing in precious metals isn't a cakewalk, that much can be sure. It can be especially complicated for beginners, which is why it's wise to arm yourself with all the information possible before … [Read more...]

Copper Mountain Hits Record Q3 Production, Analyst Says to Take Note

The good news keeps rolling in for Copper Mountain Mining, which on Wednesday released record third-quarter production results and received a positive review from Haywood Securities. The company said … [Read more...]

Copper Rebounds to $6,712 a Tonne

Bucking recent trends, copper experienced a price rebound on Wednesday, rising from three-and-a-half-month lows. However, the news source was quick to point out that copper still remains vulnerable … [Read more...]

Copper Prices Steady Following Earlier Gains

As many investors will know, metals prices have suffered a fair drop in recent weeks, driven by a strong US dollar, and copper has not been immune to those losses. Though copper usually performs in … [Read more...]

What Does the Ebola Outbreak Mean for Congo Copper Operations?

The Ebola virus has been wreaking havoc in West Africa of late. The Wall Street Journal notes that the strain of the disease affecting the DRC is different from the one in West Africa. Furthermore, … [Read more...]

Copper Rises on Housing Sector Strength

Copper sold on the London Metal Exchange rose $48.42 to $6,916.50 a tonne today in a reverse of losses from the previous session. Prices rose on the news that U.S. housing increased by 15.7 percent in … [Read more...]

Robert Friedland Bullish on Platinum and Copper

Friedland set the stage for his platinum prediction by explaining that “the most important fundamental economic and social transformation” currently taking place “is the process of urbanization, which … [Read more...]

Copper Near 4-Month High Following Positive U.S., China Data

On the London Metal Exchange, copper for delivery in three months hit a four-month high early in Wednesday’s trading. The red metal rose to $7,098.75 per tonne, coming to rest at $7,078 per tonne … [Read more...]

Copper price: Emptying warehouses spark red hot streak

In New York trade on Monday, September copper extending a rally to reach a high of $3.1765, sparked by a continuing drawdown of inventories around the world. It's the tenth straight day of gains for … [Read more...]

2013 Top 10 Copper Producing Countries

The United States Geological Survey released its most recent set of data on copper-producing countries, and Copper Investing News took a look to see who made the top ten. Below is a list of the top … [Read more...]

What Factors Determine Copper Prices?

Factors affecting copper prices include supply, demand, pressure on commodity markets, and current stockpiles already in place. Given these variables, and the fact that many operate independently of … [Read more...]

Copper Update: Metal Falls on Talk of Indonesian Resolution

Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange dropped 0.9 percent to trade at $6,867 per tonne. Indonesia could restart concentrate exports of the metal soon, and a Chinese port has halted … [Read more...]

Copper Approaches a Record High on Hopes of China Demand

The price of copper advanced towards an 11-week high in London, buoyed by optimism that surging stocks market on a global scale signal a favorable forecast for economic growth. The Standard & … [Read more...]

Global Confidence in Copper: Western Copper and Gold’s MOU with Siemens, and Chinese-Russian Stake

Last Thursday, Western Copper and Gold (TSX:WRN) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Siemens Canada regarding the companies’ intent to negotiate the development of a concept for integrated … [Read more...]

China to Surpass US Economy, but Weak Growth Still Weighing on Copper

China's lukewarm economic growth may have been enough to keep investor hopes up in recent weeks, but it seems that the most recent news has finally impacted copper. Despite recent indications that … [Read more...]

Investors Watchful as Copper Market Sees Modest Gains

Friday, April 18: Copper prices have picked up this week, but investors are anxious that a slowdown in China's economic growth could abate demand for the red metal. On Thursday, the red metal … [Read more...]

Copper up as investors look to China for monetary easing

Copper has steadied since falling to 3-1/2 year lows in March after a bond default by a Chinese company aroused fears about credit problems in the country. However investors still remain wary of … [Read more...]

Copper Bottom’s Not Here Yet

Copper prices may be picking up a slightly as the week draws to a close; however, the red metal’s minor gains aren’t enough to spark much confidence in metal prices in the near term. On the whole, … [Read more...]

Copper output at Chile’s Codelco drops to 5-year low in 2013

  Fri Mar 28, 2014 11:49am EDT SANTIAGO, March 28 (Reuters) - World No. 1 copper producer Codelco's output fell to a five-year low and its profit dropped by half in 2013 as dwindling ore grades … [Read more...]

Copper Bottom’s Not Here Yet

By Vivien Diniz - Exclusive to Copper Investing News Copper prices may be picking up a slightly as the week draws to a close; however, the red metal’s minor gains aren’t enough to spark much … [Read more...]

Copper rises to trim weekly decline as price drop spurs demand

Copper rose, trimming a fourth straight weekly decline as some investors said yesterday's price drop was excessive. Copper traders surveyed by Bloomberg are expecting prices to rise next week and … [Read more...]