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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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The Real State of the Union: There Will Be Blood

President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address last night and 19.4 million viewers tuned in– a 6% decline over last year. If you only listened to what the President said, you might think our country was in … 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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