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Copper is Signaling Global Expansion

Copper futures are taking off. Copper is an industrial metal and has a history of use for 10,000 years. It is seen as a leading indicator on whether or not the economy is expanding because of its wide use as a conductor of heat and electricity.

There has been a great debate among the fundamental analysts about “Peak copper”, similar to the arguments of “Peak oil”, but in that we have only so many years left before the reserves will be too costly to continue to mine.