We'd Like To Introduce You To Dr. aluminium

Copper was given the nickname “Dr. Copper” because the industrial metal supposedly has a Ph.D in economics.  Why?  Because copper is widely recognised as a good indicator of economic health.

However, copper might not be the smartest metal out there.

According to this chart published in Citi’s massive 110-page Q2 Commodity Update report, aluminium is much more vulnerable to the economy.

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Photo: Citi Investment Research & Analysis

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