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Base Metals Breakout, Reversing Their Decade-Long Downtrend

Last week was one of those weeks as we witnessed a whole host of commodities either breaking out of multi-month consolidation patterns, or seriously threatening to do so. The topside moves were spread across the commodity complex, but the most significant moves were seen in the base metals where we witnessed breakouts across the board, some in rather spectacular fashion.

Metals Zoom On Projected Massive Infrastructure Spending - How Long Before Silver Takes-Off?

Metals are surging due to projected industrial expansion. To argue that a massive infrastructure spending program will be beneficial for lead, zinc & copper prices, but immaterial for silver prices, is as ridiculous as claiming that overvalued stock prices can continue to surge amidst the “gigantic pink elephant” that is surging global interest rates and plunging worldwide currencies.

Do Rising Gold Prices Signal an End of the Commodity Bear Market?

Is gold leading the broader commodities sector higher? To reiterate though, the commodity bear is not over yet. But keep your eye out for signs that the trend is turning around. Getting in at the end of big bear markets is always the most profitable time to invest. The recent performance of gold stocks is firm evidence of this.

Copper and Aluminum Rally on Supply Deficit

Copper prices have been rebounding as demand for copper expands to a record in China & use in the U.S. climbs to the highest since 2009. Global copper inventories have fallen by almost half this year & are near the lowest since 2008. Aluminum rose to the highest in 18 months as global production trails consumption.

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