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Articles by John E. Gross

Articles written by John E. Gross, President of J.E. Gross & Co., Inc. John has worked in the metals industry for 35 years and has written extensively on industry events.

 


What Is The Gold Market Telling Us? (Sept, 2013)
The price of gold peaked at $1,762 on a monthly average basis in September 2011. Since then, the market has tried and failed three times. ...read more
What Is Driving The Metal Markets? (Oct, 2013)
In all likelihood, Mark Twain did not have metal markets in mind when he said, “history does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme” . ...read more
The Longview of Copper Prices
MetalMiner (Apr, 2011)

When it comes to the long-term view of the ups and downs in the copper market, it can be argued that John Gross has it covered...read more
Copper:  The Challenge Continues
Electrical Wholesaling  (Jan, 2011)

The market is bullish, and why not?...read more
Copper Pricing Update
Electrical Wholesaling  (Oct, 2009)
Right now there doesn't seem to be much rhyme or reason for the run-up in pricing for copper and other metals...read more
Managing Price Risk Protects Profitability
Electroindustry News  (Jun, 2009)

As you know only too well, the past several years have seen unprecedented price volatility for all commodities, with copper in particular subject to violent swings...read more
Copper:  Managing Price Risk
Wire Journal International  (May, 2009)
Hedging can help protect buyers of copper and other metals from wild swings in prices...read more
Managing Price Risk
Electrical Wholesaling  (Apr, 2009)
Hedging can help protect buyers of copper and other metals from wild swings in prices...read more
Copper:  The Evolution Of An Industry
Recycling Today  (Feb, 2009)

On a hot, humid summer day in 1974, I paid my first visit to the United States Metals Refining Company...read more
Copper Market of Extremes
Electrical Wholesaling  (Jan, 2009)

What a long, strange trip it's been for the copper market over the past 12 months...read more
Copper:  A Market Divided
COMEX / NYMEX  (Apr, 200
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The real turning point began to emerge in earnest during 2004 however...read more
Copper Prices:  A Story Of Extremes
Wire Journal International  (Dec, 200
8)
The real turning point began to emerge in earnest during 2004 however...read more
Copper:  Anatomy of a Bull Market
COMEX / NYMEX  (Aug, 200
7)
With prices continuing to advance at unprecedented rates, it was apparent that something unusual was occurring, beyond what might be expected. ...read more