Copper Council Takes Price Volatility Concerns to CFTC

April 2010
Metal Center News;Apr2010, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p45
Trade Publication
The article discusses the concerns of the Copper and Brass Fabricators Council (CBCP) over pricing volatility in the U.S. The CBCP considers the increased price of copper given the quantity of copper stored in warehouses has increased. It questions on what will happen if position limits for metals markets will be established. Jeffrey Burghardt, vice president of North American Metal Procurement and Global Utilities, emphasizes the importance of futures markets for the council's members.


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