March 23, 2012 at 09:00 AM EDT
ETFs For Rising Copper Prices
With equity markets on a winning streak, many investors have brushed aside the commodity asset class as it has lagged behind in the new year. Nonetheless, this corner of the market remains abundant with opportunities and the potential to deliver impressive gains for those with a keen eye and a stomach for risk. Industrial metals, and copper in particular, have attracted interest lately as global economic growth expectations have begun to improve thanks to encouraging developments in the U.S. coupled with evaporating uncertainties in Europe [see also 12 High-Yielding Commodities For 2012]. Copper prices have faced headwinds lately as concerns of slowing growth in China have spooked many investors into jumping ship from the industrial metals altogether. While China is the biggest producer and consumer of copper, some experts feel that these growth concerns may be a bit overblown. The shiny metal is one of the most versatile commodities across developed and emerging markets [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Copper ETFs In Focus: Five Ways To Play USCF Offers New Type Of Copper ETF (CPER) Closer Look At Copper ETF Options JPMorgan Plans Physically-Backed Copper ETF What’s The Difference? Understanding What Distinguishes Similar ETFs
With equity markets on a winning streak, many investors have brushed aside the commodity asset class as it has lagged behind in the new year. Nonetheless, this corner of the market remains abundant with opportunities and the potential to deliver impressive gains for those with a keen eye and a stomach for risk. Industrial metals, and copper in particular, have attracted interest lately as global economic growth expectations have begun to improve thanks to encouraging developments in the U.S. coupled with evaporating uncertainties in Europe [see also 12 High-Yielding Commodities For 2012]. Copper prices have faced headwinds lately as concerns of slowing growth in China have spooked many investors into jumping ship from the industrial metals altogether. While China is the biggest producer and consumer of copper, some experts feel that these growth concerns may be a bit overblown. The shiny metal is one of the most versatile commodities across developed and emerging markets [...]

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