Copper price signals for the broader economy and the US dollar’s impact on oil prices are the focus this week. Also in the spotlight will be the end of Nord Stream maintenance, the resilience of carbon markets and Brazil’s record soybean meal and oil production.

1. dr Copper mandates lower interest rates

Chart: Copper/Precious Metals vs. Interest Rates

What’s happening? Copper prices are down about 30% since peaking on April 4th. “Dr. Copper” is widely recognized for his ability to diagnose…