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Description:  Copper, coal and other industrial commodities can be great tools for predicting economic prospects and right now they’re offering a gloomy outlook, but a closer analysis shows a glimmer of hope as the world struggles to avoid recession.

Source:  Marketwatch.com

Date: 09/23/2011

Link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/story/copper-coal-crystal-balls-for-the-global-economy-2011-09-23?siteid=nwtwk

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the predictive nature of commodities, as presented in this report?
  • What is your assessment of the relationship of current commodity prices?
  • How would you advise investors to react to the current situation?

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