This Year's Worst Commodity Is One You Probably Can't Pronounce

  • Molybdenum is bear market's `poster child' after tumbling 49%
  • In familiar raw-material lament, glut seen lasting into 2020

Meet Molybdenum: 2015's Worst-Performing Commodity

An obscure metal used to make steel has become this year’s worst-performing commodity, after China’s stumbling economy and a collapse in the energy industry drove outsized losses.

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