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'Dr. Copper' misdiagnoses the global economy

Market for bellwether metal too bullish for some to believe

TOKYO -- International copper prices are rapidly recovering, with three-month futures on the benchmark London Metal Exchange hitting a two-year high of $6,633 per metric ton on July 13.

Copper prices often reflect the health of the global economy, hence the moniker "Dr. Copper."

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