Copper – The United States' indecision regarding the continuation of its economic stimulus program is once again succeeding in pushing down copper prices. However, analysts seem unconcerned by the activity.
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Copper – Reuters reported that Mexican copper output experienced its sharpest one-month drop in two years in October, falling 4.7 percent year-over-year due to waning global demand.
In its Tracking the Trends 2013 report, Deloitte insists that companies must continue to invest.
Copper – Bloomberg reported that Japan's Pan Pacific Copper Co. is anticipating China's demand for copper next year will grow between 4 and 5 percent, buoyed by need for infrastructure and transportation.
Tellurium – A brief overview of tellurium price developments, supply and demand and significant market movers.
Silver – Bloomberg reported that Morgan Stanley still expects investor demand and buying from central banks to allow silver —along with gold and copper — to perform better than other metals.
Silver – Silver prices have been volatile intraday, but market pressure has kept a lid on any significant gains.
Coal – Rising costs and falling prices have pushed many coal producers to halt operations.
Oil – Reuters reported that the price of oil dropped $3, falling as much as $5 at its lowest point, due to high-volume selling that may have been the result of a problem with an automated computer trading program.
Moly – Molybdenum has a growing number of applications — from lubricants to electronics — that could give future demand a big boost.