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Copper Just Smashed Past a Record. Here’s What You Need to Know

Copper will be crucial to the world’s efforts to cut carbon emissions.

Copper cathode sheets at the KGHM Polska Miedz SA copper smelting plant in Glogow, Poland.
Photographer: Bartek Sadowski/Bloomberg

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Copper soared this week to an all-time high, continuing a sizzling rally that’s seen prices double in the past year.