Materials Pricing http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7391/more en The Copper Conundrum: Crazy price swings continue to vex wire companies and analysts http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-conundrum-crazy-price-swings-continue-vex-wire-companies-and-analysts <div class="field-deck"> Follow any thin strand of copper wire and it will take you to a world of high finance with folks trying to game volatile prices, copper thieves risking electrocution for a couple of pounds of red metal and a whole lot of confusion over why prices are so crazy right now. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many people won't bend over to pick up a penny in the street. But when the price of copper moves up or down by a penny, it catches the attention of an awful lot of folks in the electrical wholesaling industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-conundrum-crazy-price-swings-continue-vex-wire-companies-and-analysts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-conundrum-crazy-price-swings-continue-vex-wire-companies-and-analysts#comments Materials Pricing Gold Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:07:00 +0000 15771 at http://ewweb.com Copper Talk: Has copper lost its knack for predicting future economic conditions? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-talk-has-copper-lost-its-knack-predicting-future-economic-conditions <div class="node-body article-body">This Bloomberg report throws another log on the fire of controversy over plummeting copper prices and their accuracy these days as a leading indicator for global economic conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-talk-has-copper-lost-its-knack-predicting-future-economic-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-talk-has-copper-lost-its-knack-predicting-future-economic-conditions#comments Materials Pricing Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:47:00 +0000 15211 at http://ewweb.com Wikimedia Commons Video Q&A on CNBC with copper analyst on recent price increases http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/video-qa-cnbc-copper-analyst-recent-price-increases <div class="node-body article-body"><p> This <a href="http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000189392">CNBC video&nbsp; </a>featuring a Q&amp;A with a copper analyst says&nbsp;prices of this&nbsp;metal are near a 2-year high, in part because of the 8.1% increase in China&#39;s July copper imports.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/video-qa-cnbc-copper-analyst-recent-price-increases#comments Materials Pricing Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:25:00 +0000 9851 at http://ewweb.com Copper Moves Lower http://ewweb.com/news-watch/copper-moves-lower <div class="node-body article-body"><p align="JUSTIFY"> <span lang="EN">Copper prices fell to the lowest level seen in well over a year last month as continuing surplus conditions were further weakened by lower expectations for global industrial growth and a sell-off in commodities led by gold. </span></p> <p align="JUSTIFY"> <span lang="EN">Copper for April delivery, the front-month contract, settled as low as at $3.082 a pound on the New York Mercantile Exchange&rsquo;s Comex, falling into &quot;bear&quot; investment territory, defined as a drop of 20% from the recent high of $3.9785 a pound in Feb. 2012.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/copper-moves-lower" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/copper-moves-lower#comments Materials Pricing News Watch Mon, 13 May 2013 20:18:00 +0000 8841 at http://ewweb.com China's Copper Puzzle http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/chinas-copper-puzzle <div class="node-body article-body">The recent bump in the price of copper has little to do with underlying fundamentals of supply and demand for the electrical industry's favorite metal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/chinas-copper-puzzle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/chinas-copper-puzzle#comments Archive Materials Pricing News Watch China copper demand Europe ewweb.com/ar ewweb.com/current_copper_prices ewweb.com/mag ewweb.com/newswatch Fundamentals Gross infrastructure market metals Sept Shanghai U.S Mon, 01 Oct 2012 16:00:00 +0000 7286 at http://ewweb.com Copper Sluggish but Stable http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-sluggish-stable <div class="node-body article-body">Copper prices over the past month continued to vary within a fairly stable range between $3.80 and $3.90 per pound on the Comex market (with a brief visit</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-sluggish-stable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-sluggish-stable#comments Archive Materials Pricing Electrical Economy News China copper demand ewweb.com/ar ewweb.com/current_copper_prices ewweb.com/economy ewweb.com/mag ewweb.com/news Exchange February March market metals prices range Sales U.S Sun, 01 Apr 2012 16:00:00 +0000 6646 at http://ewweb.com Copper Cautions http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-cautions <div class="field-deck"> <p>Taking a look at the direction of the price of copper over the past couple of weeks, the metal seems to be signaling an outlook contrary to the recent influx of positive news about the global economy, or at least it&#8217;s showing no particular enthusiasm.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Taking a look at the direction of the price of copper over the past couple of weeks, the metal seems to be signaling an outlook contrary to the recent influx of positive news about the global economy, or at least it’s showing no particular enthusiasm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-cautions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-cautions#comments Materials Pricing ewweb.com/current_copper_prices Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:45:00 +0000 6073 at http://ewweb.com Copper Pricing Update http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-pricing-update <div class="field-byline"> John Gross </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Right now there doesn't seem to be much rhyme or reason for the run-up in pricing for copper and other metals.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Right now there doesn't seem to be much rhyme or reason for the run-up in pricing for copper and other metals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-pricing-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-pricing-update#comments Archive Materials Pricing Electrical Economy August China copper December ewweb.com/ar ewweb.com/current_copper_prices ewweb.com/economy ewweb.com/mag last LME market metals MT percent prices Weather Thu, 01 Oct 2009 16:00:00 +0000 4308 at http://ewweb.com Managing Price Risk http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/managing-price-risk <div class="field-byline"> John Gross </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>Hedging can help protect buyers of copper and other metals from wild swings in prices.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hedging can help protect buyers of copper and other metals from wild swings in prices</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/managing-price-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/managing-price-risk#comments Economic Indicators Archive Materials Pricing Comex copper ewweb.com/ar ewweb.com/current_copper_prices ewweb.com/economy/news ewweb.com/mag futures Gross Journal market metal North price prices Risk Thus Wed, 01 Apr 2009 16:00:00 +0000 7611 at http://ewweb.com Copper Expert Joins EW's Contributing Writers http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-expert-joins-ews-contributing-writers <div class="node-body article-body">For obvious reasons, reader interest in copper pricing appears to be at an all-time high. One indicator of this interest is the number of hits Electrical</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-expert-joins-ews-contributing-writers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-expert-joins-ews-contributing-writers#comments Archive Materials Pricing News Watch copper electrical ewweb.com/ar ewweb.com/current_copper_prices ewweb.com/mag ewweb.com/news/latest ewweb.com/newswatch Gross John Journal metals price pricing Schell Wholesaling writers Years Mon, 05 Jan 2009 17:00:00 +0000 5600 at http://ewweb.com