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The Wild & Wacky Copper Market: Yet Another Fork in the Road?

Whenever copper makes a bit of a sustained move, copperheads start wondering if pricing is finally heading back toward “respectability.” While the 15-cent/pound increase over the past month to around $2.25 (at press-time) isn’t exactly a wild breakout, some short- and long-term market conditions may be setting up to support an increase, according to several metals analysts.

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