By Leia Michele Toovey- Exclusive to Lead Investing News On the London Metal Exchange (LME), zinc prices have nearly halved to $1,198 a tonne from the end of 2007; last Thursday, lead fell to a two-year low in London. In lead news, after reductions in automobile production, both General Motors Corp and Ford Motor Co [...]
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By Heather Matthews – exclusive to Lead Investing News Base metals are continuing a downward spiral as the market reacts to the federal bailout plan and the general atmosphere of caution and unease. Base metal prices dropped on Wednesday, as September retail level reports (U.S.) were revealed, detailing reduced purchasing by consumers. After the report [...]
by Heather Matthews – exclusive to Lead Investing News Zinc and lead metal spot prices showed improvement in today’s markets: this rally represents a positive development for base metals. Today, non-LME spot prices for lead and zinc were up, showing increased investor confidence in commodity investment. Zinc is currently trading at a bid/ask of .06494/0.6585, [...]
By Heather Matthews – Exclusive To Lead Investing News Lead spot prices remained unchanged on the London Metal Exchange (LME) as the Dow Jones plunged 700 points today. Investors raced to unload stocks as widespread fears about the current financial crisis continued. Lead is currently priced at 0.7406 (low) to 0.7497 (high), with no changes [...]
Current Market Climate: Today, Congress met to discuss further revisions to the proposed 700 billion dollars bailout plan, designed for the buyout of bad debts by the U.S. Treasury. Senator Chris Dodd, (D-Conn.) has been instrumental in putting together the bailout plan and explaining its merits to Congress. According to proponents of the [...]