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A worker pours melted copper into a furnace at the KGHM Copper and Precious Metals smelter and processing plant in Glogow May 10, 2013.

Commodities are getting slammed as Turkey’s economic crisis causes chaos in markets

Metals in particular are suffering as a higher dollar caused by the EM currency sell-off pushes commodity prices sharply lower.
A worker monitors a process inside the plant at the copper refinery of Codelco Ventanas in Ventanas city, northwest of Santiago January 7, 2015.

Trump’s trade fight and the unwinding of a $3 billion bet are clobbering copper

Copper prices plummeted below $6,000 Thursday for the first time in a year as a trade fight between the US and China continued to weigh on metals markets.

GOLDMAN SACHS: Now is the best time in a decade to invest in commodities — here’s our top trade

BI PRIME: Goldman's commodity strategists see another strong year for crude oil and copper.

Copper is tumbling following a report that Trump will wait on infrastructure spending

Trump will reportedly put off infrastructure spending until 2018.

Investors think America may be the only winner under President Trump

Copper and other industrial metals are way up, likely because of President-elect Trump's promises to increase infrastructure spending.

Copper isn’t the predictor of economic doom that everyone thinks

'Dr. Copper' does not have a spectacular track record.

Copper is flashing a warning sign for China’s economy

"Recent movements in copper inventories highlight the lack of significant demand for the metal, particularly in the ever important Chinese market."

Oil’s recent outperformance can be traced back to one thing

"The recent divergence can probably be explained by wildfires in Canada and pipeline bombings in Nigeria ..."

Mining giant Freeport-McMoRan is cutting 25% of its oil and gas workforce

The copper-mining giant announced this on Tuesday along with earnings results.

Another town may be having a lead crisis like Flint

Seven of the 20 homes where the water supply of Sebring, Ohio is routinely tested showed elevated levels of lead and copper.