What we can learn from soaring commodity prices and booming Black book sales
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"Doctor Copper," as it's known among investors, says our economy is going to come roaring back. At least that's the theory behind looking at the price of copper — currently at a decade-high — as a leading economic indicator.
Lumber prices are also through the roof.
The U.S. International Trade Commission's blueberry investigation may be over, but Canadian fruits and vegetables are still under scrutiny as American producers test the new NAFTA rules and lobby for increased protections.
Strawberries and bell peppers are the latest targets.
Finally, sales of anti-racism books in Canada jumped by more than 900-per cent over the summer.
Some of that momentum has now spilled over to other genres of books written by Black authors, including fiction, fantasy, YA and children's literature.
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