Articles Tagged "NYSE:BHP"

Copper Sees Improved Sentiment on Supply Issues

Copper – The copper price is still under $3 per pound, but the red metal continues to slowly creep upward as supply issues pop up. On Tuesday, the metal gained just over 1 percent to reach $2.76 per pound. Copper has been around that level since March 20, and has gained 11.74 percent since hitting a multi-year low in January.

The Other Side of Low Copper Prices: How the Market Affects Mineworkers

Copper – The red metal is commonly referred to as Dr. Copper, and most are aware of how closely it's tied to the economy. However, copper also affects the economy in another, less-talked-about way — it creates jobs for miners in countries around the world, and with lower copper prices, jobs in some of those areas might be at risk.