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  • Why the Dow has been going up for 124 years: Morning Brief
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    Why the Dow has been going up for 124 years: Morning Brief

    Top news and what to watch in the markets on Monday, November 30, 2020.

  • SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of Loop Industries, Inc. of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of December 14, 2020 - LOOP
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    SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of Loop Industries, Inc. of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of December 14, 2020 - LOOP

    New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - November 30, 2020) - The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:To: All persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired securities of Loop Industries, Inc. ("Loop") (NASDAQ: LOOP) between September 24, 2018 and October 12, 2020. You are hereby notified that a securities class action lawsuit has been commenced in the the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. ...

  • Copper Shines, Gold Struggles as Investors Chase Riskier Assets
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    Copper Shines, Gold Struggles as Investors Chase Riskier Assets

    (Bloomberg) -- Copper powered to a seven-year high as the rush for growth played out in metals markets, with traditional haven gold dropping amid growing optimism for an end to the coronavirus pandemic.Bullion extended its slide below $1,800 an ounce and copper added to a four-week surge on bets the looming roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines will help drive an economic recovery. The moves deepen a wider pivot into risk assets in November, with global stocks heading for a record month.“Robust price rallies in industrial commodities like copper point to an ongoing rotation from a risk-averse to risk-on asset market regime,” Citigroup Inc. analysts including Aakash Doshi wrote in an emailed note. Gold faces a “more uncertain path in 2021” as global growth prospects improve, they said.The latest boost for risk appetite came over the weekend, when two of America’s top health officials said a vaccine will be deployed across the U.S. before the end of the year. Elsewhere, an index of China’s manufacturing sector rose to a three-year high on Monday and the country is taking steps to boost domestic consumption, including of autos and home appliances.“Macro factors are driving copper trading,” Chinese brokerage Jinrui Futures Co. wrote in note on Monday. “The market sentiment is really bullish right now amid a combination of vaccines, economic recovery, and a smooth U.S. presidential transition.”Copper rose as much as 2.6% to $7,692.50 a ton, the highest since March 2013. The metal traded at $7,622 by 11:20 a.m. in London and is heading for the biggest monthly gain since 2016.Iron ore also joined the rally, with Singapore futures up 1.3% and heading for a monthly gain of 11%. Prices reached $140 a ton, the highest since futures began trading in 2013, before swiftly paring gains.Gold fell 0.9% to $1,771.01 an ounce, on track for a fourth straight monthly loss. Silver dropped 1.6%.Bullion is suffering as investors reverse this year’s hunt for havens amid deep economic ruptures and a fractious U.S. general election. But other factors that favor gold -- ultra-dovish monetary policy and the risk of steeper inflation -- remain in place.“The current weakness of gold is all the more remarkable given that the U.S. dollar is likewise weak,” Carsten Fritsch, an analyst at Commerzbank AG, said in an emailed note. “After the price fell below the support level at $1,800 on Friday, the technical picture became even more gloomy, which no doubt has prompted further short-term-oriented investors to withdraw.”For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.