Commodities analyst Catherine Virga sees better times ahead for copper: “We’re expecting prices...

|By:, SA News Editor

Commodities analyst Catherine Virga sees better times ahead for copper: “We’re expecting prices to start moving higher early next year, particularly at the end of the first quarter. In addition to citing Chinese expansion, Virga looks at car manufacturing; with ~50 pounds of copper used to make a typical U.S. auto, "we see improvements in that industry as supportive of copper prices."