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METALS-Steady dollar stymies copper prices

Copper traded in a tight range on Friday, stymied by the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday and a stagnant greenback. London copper edged higher for a fifth straight day overnight with the help of U.S. dollar weakness against other currencies. The dollar wobbled in thin trading in Asia, sidelining local investors hoping to boost positions with a stronger home currency. * Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange rose by 0.4 percent to $6


In Thanksgiving message, Trump hails military gains and 'big, beautiful, fat tax cuts'

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA U.S. President Donald Trump gave a bullish Thanksgiving address to troops overseas on Thursday, hailing progress in Afghanistan and against ISIS, and telling them they were fighting for "something real," including a stock market at record highs and his promised “big, beautiful fat tax cuts.” | Video