• What Can Commodities Tell Us About U.S. Equities?

    4 monthes ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Steven Vannelli, CFA : Most commodities have suffered lately with the backdrop of tariffs and China's devaluation. But some have fared worse than others, and there is information content to the relative move in commodities.
    While copper catches many of the headlines (i.e. Dr. Copper, the metal with a Ph.D in economics) the most significant decline has occurred in lumber.
    In general, copper goes into infrastructure kinds of fixed investments, things like the electric grid or telephone backbone. As the old joke goes, “where is the biggest copper mine?... under Manhattan.” Lumber, on the...
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  • Factbox: China tariffs on revised list of $16 billion U.S. goods

    Factbox: China tariffs on revised list of $16 billion U.S. goods

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    China said on Wednesday that it is slapping additional tariffs of 25 percent on $16 billion worth of U.S. imports from fuel and metals to autos and medical equipment, as the world's largest economies escalated their trade dispute.
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