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Why Copper Prices Are Falling

By - - Emerging Money on January 14, 2015 1:21 PM 0 Follow-Ups

Lower oil prices  = lower oil costs in Copper production.  The cost curve has fallen dramatically as oil costs have plummeted.   Also copper producer currencies have plummeted making overall cost base in Dollars cheaper.  Lower costs mean spot prices fall until you get to cash costs. We still think commodities are bottoming but the correction […]

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Remember To Include Sideways In Predictions

By - - Emerging Money on January 14, 2015 9:52 AM 0 Follow-Ups

A couple comments and thoughts on Guy’s post: Retail sales and employment numbers are very divergent. Who’s right ? Does Japan’s credit bubble of the late 80s early 90s and the ensuing deflationary forces ( and lost decade) have to be the form that this post 2008 credit bubble macro takes? We are in a […]

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The End of a Market Run?

By - - Uncategorized on January 14, 2015 9:45 AM 0 Follow-Ups

Yesterday brought with it some of the most interesting price action we have seen in quite some time. After a slightly higher open, the S&P made a beeline from 2,031 to 2,056. That rally proved to be short lived, as the market gave back 50 S&P handles over the next three hours before closing slightly […]

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