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Shut-off valve on copper pipe; blowtorch in background
Shut-off valve on copper pipe; blowtorch in background
(Eyewire)

SCOTT BARLOW

Copper ETF rings hollow for wire manufactures, miners

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Two prominent consumers of copper have filed suit against JP Morgan to prevent the release of a planned copper ETF, joining the mining industry as opponents of the retail-friendly investment vehicle.