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China is the major culprit, but it isn't just about slowing demand. The industrial metal has also become a financial product – leaving it vulnerable to government currency maneuvers.
Bond yields will begin to rise as the economy improves, destroying bond values and ushering in a nasty bear market.
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The metal falls $33 and is off 4.7% this month. But crude oil rises because oil traders are skeptical that a deal can be cut. Stocks end lower.
Analysts say this quartet of companies may benefit from global growth in their sectors.
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Serious issues like drought and the deterioration of the developed world spell opportunity for this industry leader.
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