Materials Pricing en Metals Markets Rise Again <div class="node-body article-body">Most markets rose last week, with some like tin and zinc making new short term highs, while others, notably copper, lead, and crude oil are testing overhead resistance, according to John Gross, president. J.E. Gross & Associates (<a href="" title=""></a>).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Pricing copper metals wire and cable Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:32:00 +0000 31631 at Will Copper History Repeat Itself in 2016? <div class="field-byline"> John Gross, J.E. Gross &amp; Co. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Today’s wild gyrations in copper pricing are nothing new to the metals market. The industry survived an even wilder ride in the 1980s. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Take a look at the long-term relationship of copper prices to the prime lending rate over the past 45 years. Generally speaking, higher interest rates associate with halting market declines, and often accompany rising copper prices.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Pricing Community & Opinions Commentary Gold Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:42:00 +0000 30851 at (Photo by Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images) Copper Culture <div class="field-deck"> Instead of dwelling on how much value the wire in your warehouse has lost over the past few months, let’s step back and look at some highlights of the role copper has played throughout human history. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pricing trends may cause some worries about the value of your wire inventory, but it’s worth remembering that copper has played a much bigger role in human culture than the three-month contract on the London Metals Exchange can convey.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electrical History Materials Pricing Gold Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:43:00 +0000 26971 at Copyright Evans/Getty Images Is a Copper Crunch Coming? <div class="field-byline"> The Visual Capitalist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In his post, “The Looming Copper Supply Crunch,” Jeff Desjardins, a founder of and editor with <a href="" title=""></a>, discusses why he thinks there’s a copper shortage on the horizon. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Pricing cable copper wire Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:07:00 +0000 25771 at Has Copper Pricing Bottomed Out? <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The analysts in this <a href=""><em>Copper Investing News</em></a> say copper pricing may have finally bottomed out.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 16px;">Says the article:</span></p> <p><em>Despite a lackluster start to 2015, copper prices started to creep back up following the end of Lunar New Year celebrations in China, and analysts have reiterated their positive outlook for the red metal.&quot;&nbsp;</em><a href="">Details</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Pricing copper Copper Investing News wire and cable Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:15:00 +0000 23111 at Photo Credit - Wikimedia Commons Copper Investing News: Red Metal Rebounds After Three-Month Slump <div class="node-body article-body">Copper Investing News posted an interesting news item on the uptick in copper pricing.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Pricing copper copper prices wire and cable Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:33:00 +0000 19571 at Wikimedia Commons Copper Investing News reports on copper surplus <div class="node-body article-body">Here's some insight from Copper Investing News on the perplexing tale of the copper stockpiles in China, and how they are affecting copper pricing around the globe.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Pricing News Watch Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:30:00 +0000 17141 at Image provided by Encore Wire The Copper Conundrum: Crazy price swings continue to 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Pricing Gold Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:07:00 +0000 15771 at Copper Talk: Has copper lost its knack for 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> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Materials Pricing Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:47:00 +0000 15211 at Wikimedia Commons Video Q&A on CNBC with copper analyst on recent price increases <div class="node-body article-body"><p> This <a href="">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> Materials Pricing Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:25:00 +0000 9851 at