The bond between Copper prices and the S&P index is diminishing. Copper serves as an incredible indicator for the industrial aspect of the economy. The S&P 500 is a great measure of a basket of well capitalized U.S. companies performance. Copper diverging from the S&P index may be significant because it shows that falling copper prices are telling us the market is worried about the overall economy. To hold positions in this market with a bullish intent of prices rising, you may want to monitor the spread between copper prices and the S&P 500. When copper prices rise above the S&P 500, this may be a good time to think about taking a overall bullish position.

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