| Business

Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Copper falls on ECB growth outlook

Email Newsletters

Sign up for one of our email newsletters.

On the Grid

From the shale fields to the cooling towers, Trib Total Media covers the energy industry in Western Pennsylvania and beyond. For the latest news and views on gas, coal, electricity and more, check out On the Grid today.

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.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.



Show commenting policy

Most-Read Business Headlines

  1. Fed slashes its emergency power options in crisis
  2. Stocks dip on lower holiday spending fears
  3. IMF adds China’s yuan to basket of top currencies
  4. Distractions can help keep riders alert in self-driving cars, study finds
  5. Demand for surveillance systems boosts sales for Vector Security
  6. Cyber Monday increasingly a ‘blah-iday’ as deals rolled out earlier, longer
  7. Yahoo investors losing patience with ‘star’ CEO Marissa Mayer
  8. Western Pa. conference aims to connect veterans with businesses with contracting experts, specialists
  9. U.S. steel producers oppose WTO’s reclassification of China as market economy
  10. University of Pittsburgh researchers revisit war of electric currents
  11. Energy Spotlight: Minking Chyu