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In a Burning Building with Copper, New Housing Starts, and the Labor Participation Rate Falling All Around Us

The price of copper has fallen by more than 13% since May and hit a 5 year low last week. You might be wondering, what does copper have to do with gold? As we mentioned back in January, when copper … Continue reading

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ATMs in Switzerland Run Out of Euros

This morning, ATMs throughout Switzerland were emptied of euros and long lines were seen at currency exchanges as people rushed to cash in their Swiss Francs for euros or dollars. Overnight, the Swiss Franc rose more than 14% against the … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall: Copper Has Largest Single-Day Decline in 3 Years

The copper alarm bells are ringing. Copper for March delivery plunged more than 5% today, hitting its lowest closing price since 2009.  With the recent crash in oil prices, the copper drop has many worried that the so-called “recovery” is … Continue reading

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Falling Oil Prices Could Signal Next Economic Collapse

There has only been one other time in history when the price of oil has fallen more than $50 in six months– it happened in 2008. And it was only months before this country had the worst economic meltdown since … Continue reading

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