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Pay attention, people. 

Copper is Dropping Like a Boulder in Water

Copper prices are now hovering near a two-month low after a 3.6% nosedive on Tuesday. Pin most of the blame on fears of a sharp economic slowdown in the Chinese economy in the first quarter of 2018. Those fears were fueled by two tepid reads on Chinese manufacturing last week. No shocker that copper stocks have basically cratered over the last five sessions:

  • Southern Copper (SCCO) -4.7%
  • Freeport McMoRan (FCX) -4.2%
  • Rio Tinto (RIO) -6.3%

Perfect time to open a 30,000 square foot Starbucks (SBUX) store in China, no?

TheStreet Takes Over Los Angeles 

TheStreet‘s Kinsey Grant is doing some serious coverage at this year’s LD Micro conference in Los Angeles this week. If you ever wanted to know anything about what could become a future large cap company, look no further than this conference that features a variety of up and comers in emerging fields. 

Here are several of our exclusive interviews from the conference. Bonus video above of Grant interviewing TheStreet‘s CEO David Callaway at the event.

UPS Feels the Impact of E-Commerce

UPS (UPS) said Tuesday that package deliveries will be delayed through the middle of this week thanks to an influx of e-Commerce orders. The hiccup is on the disappointing side following a year of investments by UPS in upgrading capacity to handle bigger peaks in demand.  

One investing thought off this news: buy more of Amazon’s (AMZN) stock.

Walmart Rocking…Meal Kits?

Meal kit pioneer Blue Apron Holdings Inc ( APRN) now has more to worry about than just execution issues,  reports TheStreet‘s Cathaleen Chen. Walmart  ( WMT) just started selling meal kit offerings on its website, including some under the Takeout Kit and Home Chef brands. Some selections are already sold out.

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