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Copper Sluggish but Stable

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 below $3.75 in early March). Cash prices settled at $3.84 per pound on Wednesday, Mar. 21. This is within the range where it’s been pretty much since it made a jump of about 12 percent after the first of the year — ranging between $3.75 and $3.90 — and few copper watchers expect that to change much ov

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