Gold and copper producer Freeport McMoRan (FCX) ended lower by 0.83% to US$13.18 Tuesday (Oct 9). That means the stock has dropped 35% from its peak early this year. Indonesian gold producer Merdeka Copper Gold (MDKA), on the other hand, has gained nearly 40% year-to-date. J Resources Asia Pasific (PSAB), another gold miner, unfortunately gained 7.3% only. To subscribe please click here