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Copper falls on ECB growth outlook

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By The Associated Press
Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
 

• Copper drops: The price of copper fell the most in more than a month after the ECB said that the economies of 17 countries that use the euro will contract next year. It previously forecast a modest expansion.

• Energy slumps: Oil and other energy contracts slid following the ECB's weaker forecast for the European economy.

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