|Bid||16.15 x 1100|
|Ask||16.19 x 1100|
|Day's Range||16.14 - 16.24|
|52 Week Range||15.92 - 18.76|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.73|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.80%|
Amid the fretting capital markets following an escalation of the U.S.-China trade war, copper exchange-traded products (ETPs) took a hit, which doesn’t bode well since the metal is seen a barometer of economic health. The iPath Series B Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: JJC) is down 4.85 percent the last five days and the United States Copper Index Fund, LP (CPER) is also down 5 percent. Copper futures hit a bottom-barrel two-year low on Monday as chaos was ensuing in equities, which was evidenced by the fall in Dow Jones Industrial Average of over 950 points—the largest decline of 2019. Due to copper’s widespread use, particularly when it comes to homebuilding and commercial construction, it’s a good measuring stick of how well the economy is doing.
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When comes to the metals these days, those that fall into the “precious” camp are getting all the attention. Investors have flocked to gold, silver and even pallidum as volatility has taken hold of the market. And there’s nothing wrong with that. But what they may want to do is take a look at another red-hot metal. We’re talking about copper. After getting hit during last year’s market swoon, copper is setting itself up for a nice rebound. Several bullish tailwinds are set to propel prices for metal higher in the upcoming year or so. And yet, the metal seems like a bargain when compared to its precious sisters. For investors, taking copper ETFs for a spin makes a ton of sense.
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Copper prices and related copper ETFs retreated Tuesday on renewed trade war concerns after President Donald Trump threatened additional tariffs on Chinese goods. On Tuesday, the iPath Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (JJCTF) fell 1.6%, United States Copper Index Fund (CPER) dropped 1.1% and iPath Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: JJCB) was flat. Both JJCTF and CPER broke back below their short-term trend lines at the 50-day simple moving average.
Copper prices and related exchange traded products have held up despite the falloff in crude oil prices, but some are growing concerned that global troubles could drag down the industrial metal as well. Over the past three months, the iPath Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (JJCTF) rose 7.2%, United States Copper Index Fund (CPER) gained 5.8% and iPath Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: JJCB) increased 6.1%. Copper for November delivery added more than 3% this month, compared to the 12% drop off in Brent crude.
Commodity producers have been tightening their belts and cutting back, leading to a prolonged period of underinvestment and potentially fueling higher prices in raw materials and related exchange traded products ahead. Portfolio managers project that the price of copper, nickel and aluminum could surge past prior records, or over 40% current levels, in the coming years, the Wall Street Journal reports. After an extended period where commodity producers have not expanded into new projects and mining sites, the dwindling supply could push up prices.
Copper prices and metal-related exchange traded products weakened Tuesday as anxiety over the Chinese economy continues to weigh on the demand outlook. On Tuesday, the iPath Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (JJCTF) declined 0.1%, United States Copper Index Fund (CPER) fell 0.1% and iPath Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: JJCB) decreased 1.7%. Meanwhile, Comex copper futures were 0.3% lower to $2.78 per pound.
Increasing prices and decreased global supply have been factors helping to drive interest in copper investments, with the metal hitting a 4-1/2 year high in June. However, copper prices have slipped about 15% since hitting those multi-year highs, in response to concerns about the damage to global economic growth – amid the ongoing trade war between the United States and its partners.