Feb 8, 2017

02/08/17: A strike at the world’s largest copper mine

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Workers at the Escondida mine in Chile are set to strike on Thursday, causing copper prices to jump. We'll explore the conditions that led to their decision. Next, we'll talk about Jose Cuervo's plans to go public amid uncertain U.S.-Mexico relations.…

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02/08/17: Uncertainty is spreading to the markets

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Workers at the Escondida mine in Chile are set to strike on Thursday, causing copper prices to jump. We’ll explore the conditions that led to their decision. Next, we’ll talk about Jose Cuervo’s plans to go public amid uncertain U.S.-Mexico relations. Finally, we’ll look at the impacts of Trump’s new border policies on international students. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC