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China and Trump make copper a red-hot bet

Copper’s 14-day winning streak is the longest on record for at least 28 years,” The Wall Street Journal reports. The commodity’s price rose by 22 percent in two weeks, buoyed by news of increased manufacturing output from both the U.S. and China in October and president-elect Trump’s promise to swiftly ramp up infrastructure spending.
9 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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