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Aluminum: China is running out of bauxite
Commodities Rally to Highest in More Than Six Months on Bailout for Greece

Commodities jumped to a six-month high as euro-area finance ministers reached agreement on a second debt bailout for Greece and U.S. equities rallied, boosting prospects for raw-material demand. The Standard & Poor’s GSCI Spot Index of 24 commodities rose 1.6

Some Aluminum Production Dips Below Costs; Output Cuts Likely If Condition Persists

Three-months aluminum fell as far as $2,054.75 a metric ton on the London Metal Exchange Monday, the lowest level in 14 months and down 27% from the May peak of $2,803 a ton.“As a result, increasing numbers of aluminum smelters

Aluminum Slump Means 25% of Smelters Losing Money

The biggest decline in aluminum prices since the global recession means at least 25 percent of the world’s smelters may be unprofitable. The metal fell 23 percent to $2,125 a metric ton on the London Metal Exchange since May 1

US Aluminum premiums climb as demand picks up

Reuters reported that the US primary aluminum market is seeing a surprisingly strong burst in spot purchases at the start of the quarter with supplier order books filling up even as volatile financial markets dispel recovery hopes. The demand pickup

Copper Heads for Record Weekly Gain, Industrial Metals Jump on Europe Pact

On the London Metal Exchange, copper for delivery in three months rose 6.1 percent to close at $8,145 a metric ton ($3.69 a pound) at 6:32 p.m. This week, the commodity has jumped 14 percent, poised for the biggest increase