Business: Copper Revival

One of the sensations during the past week was the new signs of prosperity for copper. Practically ever since the high war-time prices resulted in open-ing so many new deposits that demand was soon swamped, the industry has experienced a condition of suspended animation. Only the richest deposits, with lowest production costs, really paid to operate. Even Anaconda, premier American company in size and scope, has had difficulties.

Now, however, an undoubted revival has set in. January proved the second largest month in the history of the industry, in respect to domestic and...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!