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I am an active follower and investor in the mining sector as I believe certain commodities such as gold, zinc and others are good long-term investments. I am always looking for the obvious and not so obvious companies that may benefit from positive trends in the precious and base metals industry.
  • Digging Deep For Copper And Zinc 0 comments
    Feb 10, 2013 2:18 PM

    Improved demand from domestic and global construction and strong export activity should promote growth for both copper and zinc. Both the copper and zinc mining industry is heavily tied to the market prices of its metals, leaving mine operators open to severe fluctuations in demand from refineries. A revival in downstream demand and the rising prices of zinc should contribute to industry growth over the next few years. Furthermore, the globalization of the industry will prove to be an increasingly important area for miners over this period as exports rise.

    Just last week copper advanced to a four-month high and zinc touched a one-year high on signs that the Chinese and U.S. economies are recovering, boosting the outlook for demand in the world's two largest users. Aluminum, nickel, lead and tin also rose.

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