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And as she towers 305 feet above Ellis Island, what's Lady Liberty wearing? Copper - 60,000 pounds of it. Clearly, copper's big in art. It's also a key metal that keeps the world economy humming. Copper consumption has grown at an average annual rate of 4% since 1900. China and India - which some analysts describe as the combined market of "Chindia" - where one of every three human beings resides, needs loads of this element to meet its modernization requirements for electricity and infrastructure.
Read More: http://moneymorning.com/2011/04/01/copper-prices-update-prosper-as-copper-becomes-the-new-gold/
Read More: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/higher-oil-prices-may-dent-copper-platinum-gs-2011-04-11
Base Metal valuations overstretched by all standards
AHMEDABAD (Commodity Online): Except Aluminium, other base metals on London Metal Exchange were trading with marginal loss during Asian session. Nickel and Lead were the major losers in metal complex. While, Aluminium prices were trading upside flat.
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Why Investing in Precious Metals and Energy is STILL the Way to Go
Why I Put Almost All My Eggs Into Precious Metals
“I have put almost all of my eggs in one basket – precious metals, energy and agriculture - with the bulk being in precious metals. These are diversified only in that they span bullion, geography and the range of very large to the very early stage junior exploration companies. A third of my investments are either in individual stocks (or their long-term warrants should they have any) of which many of the companies are juniors and the other two thirds are in ETFs which invest in a range of larger-cap precious metals stocks.” Let me tell you why I thought it was a good idea at the time and still think it is. Words: 1100
Read More: http://www.munknee.com/2011/03/why-investing-in-precious-metals-and-energy-is-still-the-way-to-go/