Materials Pricing http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7391/more en What the Heck is Going On in the Copper Market? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/what-heck-going-copper-market <div class="field-byline"> John Gross, publisher, The Copper Journal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When copper pricing goes a little haywire, people notice. One of the people who notices any unusual changes in prices of the red metal before many in the industry is John Gross, who has spent his career tracking the movement of metals pricing and now publishes The Copper Journal. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/what-heck-going-copper-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/what-heck-going-copper-market#comments Materials Pricing copper John Gross The Copper Journal wire and cable Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:52:00 +0000 36191 at http://ewweb.com Wikimedia Commons Are the Metals Markets Hard of Hearing? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/are-metals-markets-hard-hearing <div class="field-byline"> John Gross, The Copper Journal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">John Gross, publisher of The Copper Journal and president, of J.E. Gross Inc., a consulting firm that tracks the metals markets, says pricing in these base metals once again seem to be out of step with reality.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/are-metals-markets-hard-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/are-metals-markets-hard-hearing#comments Materials Pricing copper John Gross metals pricing wire and cable Thu, 04 Aug 2016 22:15:00 +0000 35881 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: BHP Billiton Wait a Minute, I Thought There Was a Global Surplus of Copper http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/wait-minute-i-thought-there-was-global-surplus-copper <div class="node-body article-body">The International Copper Study Group report that the global copper market posted a near 120,000 MT deficit during the first four months of 2016, as compared to a 13,000 MT surplus during the comparable 2015 period.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/wait-minute-i-thought-there-was-global-surplus-copper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/wait-minute-i-thought-there-was-global-surplus-copper#comments Materials Pricing copper John Gross pricing wire and cable Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:12:00 +0000 35761 at http://ewweb.com Why are Copper Markets Rising? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/why-are-copper-markets-rising <div class="field-byline"> John Gross, The Copper Journal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wondering what's happening with copper pricing? Check out John Gross' latest take on the recent increase in prices of the red metal.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/why-are-copper-markets-rising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/why-are-copper-markets-rising#comments Materials Pricing copper John Gross wire and cable Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:17:00 +0000 35571 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: BHP Billiton Copper, Brexit and a Confusing Stew of Market Indicators http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-brexit-and-confusing-stew-market-indicators <div class="node-body article-body">Metals analyst and EW Contributing Author John Gross penned an interesting post this week analyzing the market’s recent moves in light of the Brexit vote.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-brexit-and-confusing-stew-market-indicators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-brexit-and-confusing-stew-market-indicators#comments Materials Pricing copper wire and cable Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:11:00 +0000 35131 at http://ewweb.com BHP Billiton Betting Big on Copper with $900 Million in Expansion Plans http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/bhp-billiton-betting-big-copper-900-million-expansion-plans <div class="node-body article-body">BHP Billiton, a London-based global energy conglomerate with $35.5 billion in annual revenues and 80,000 employees, will be placing a big bet on copper over the next year. According to a report in Copper Investing News, the company will spend approximately US$900 million on exploration in the next financial year. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/bhp-billiton-betting-big-copper-900-million-expansion-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/bhp-billiton-betting-big-copper-900-million-expansion-plans#comments Materials Pricing copper wire and cable Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:57:00 +0000 34851 at http://ewweb.com BHP Billiton Metals Markets Rise Again http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/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="http://www.jegross.com" title="www.jegross.com">www.jegross.com</a>).</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/metals-markets-rise-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/metals-markets-rise-again#comments Materials Pricing copper metals wire and cable Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:32:00 +0000 31631 at http://ewweb.com Will Copper History Repeat Itself in 2016? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/will-copper-history-repeat-itself-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="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/will-copper-history-repeat-itself-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/will-copper-history-repeat-itself-2016#comments Materials Pricing Community & Opinions Commentary Gold Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:42:00 +0000 30851 at http://ewweb.com (Photo by Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images) Copper Culture http://ewweb.com/electrical-history/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="http://ewweb.com/electrical-history/copper-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-history/copper-culture#comments Electrical History Materials Pricing Gold Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:43:00 +0000 26971 at http://ewweb.com Copyright Evans/Getty Images Is a Copper Crunch Coming? http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/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="http://www.visualcapitalist.com" title="www.visualcapitalist.com">www.visualcapitalist.com</a>, discusses why he thinks there’s a copper shortage on the horizon. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-crunch-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/materials-pricing/copper-crunch-coming#comments Materials Pricing cable copper wire Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:07:00 +0000 25771 at http://ewweb.com