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Zacks' Voice of the People highlights opportunities with Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, BHP Billiton, Southern Copper and Vale SA

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Chicago, IL – 02/28/2012 – Zacks highlights commentary from People and Picks Trader inthemoneystocks.

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Metal and Mining Stocks In Play

The leading base metal and mining stocks all started the day declining at the open. This is common to see when the U.S. Dollar Index is strong before the opening bell. Leading stocks such as Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc ( (FCX - Analyst Report), BHP Billiton Ltd ( (BHP - Analyst Report), Southern Copper Corp ( (SCCO - Snapshot Report) and Vale SA ( (VALE - Analyst Report) will usually trade inverse to the U.S. Dollar.

These stocks have rebounded off of their morning lows as soon as the U.S. Dollar Index declined. Nearly every day that the U.S. Dollar Index starts strong it will fade or sell off once the opening bell rings at the New York Stock Exchange.

Traders can watch for intra-day support on the U.S. Dollar Index around the $78.50 level. Should the U.S. Dollar Index catch a bid and trade higher the leading metal and mining stocks will likely come under some selling pressure.

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