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Bitcoin and Copper in Lockstep Show Chinese Speculators' Power

  • Cryptocurrency’s correlation with metals seen since June
  • Some in copper industry see potential for price falls
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Five Reasons 'Bitcoin Jesus' Loves the Digital Currency

Copper and bitcoin don’t obviously have much in common. 

One is an industrial metal, mined by giant trucks and used in everything from computer chips to plumbing tubes, the other a cryptocurrency that’s ’mined’ only in a virtual sense.