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This exchange-traded fund could find itself right in the middle of the trade war if China decides to halt or limit its exports of rare earth metals and minerals.
Jon C. Ogg
Rare earth elements are back in focus after CBS's weekly news show "60 Minutes" reported on them in its show that aired Sunday night.
Chris Lange
Source: ThinkstockOver the past five days, shares of three companies focused on rare earth mineral production have climbed more than 10% while the S&P 500 has managed to stay barely better than flat....
Paul Ausick
Source: Jon OggInvestors usually see many Wall St. analysts issuing Buy ratings, but they often overlook or do not see when Wall St. analysts give lists of stocks to sell or when they have very...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: ThinkstockOnce an investor’s darling, Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) has not aged well. The rare earths miner’s shares hit a post-IPO high of around $75 a share in April 2011, but the decline...
Paul Ausick
China’s ministry of commerce raised its rare earth minerals export quotas for 2012 to nearly 31,000 tons yesterday, up from just over the previous limit of just over 30,000 tons. The increase comes...
Paul Ausick
Led by the country’s largest producer of rare earth minerals, China is reported to be preparing the launch of a spot trading platform for rare earth minerals on August 8th. Reuters cites a report...
Paul Ausick
The three major US stock indexes opened lower this morning following yesterday’s release of the minutes of the June FOMC meeting which did not raise hopes for another round of Fed easing. Markets...
Paul Ausick
The current slump in prices for rare earth minerals despite a Chinese curb on exports could turn around in a couple of years if the Chinese succeed in developing their own downstream industries that...
Paul Ausick
Rare earths miner Avalon Rare Metals Inc. (NYSEMKT: AVL) today reported the results of a resource estimate for its Nechalacho Deposit in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The report shows a Measured...
Paul Ausick
Rare earth minerals miner Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) held its IPO just less than two years ago, in late July 2010, at an offering price of $14/share, below the anticipated range of $15-$17. Shares...
Paul Ausick
Given the relative scarcity and high cost of rare earth minerals, it’s only natural that companies that currently depend on the stuff would search for substitutes. And if anything is going...
Paul Ausick
In March the US, the European Union, and Japan filed complaints with the World Trade Organization (WTO) accusing China of violating free trade rules by limiting exports of rare earth minerals which...
Paul Ausick
The major US stock indexes opened sharply lower this morning as weak performance in the European markets as traders try to figure out what last weekend’s elections mean. Crude oil was also sharply...
Paul Ausick
The trend from rare earth moves usually seems to be like a China-regulatory move, but that is not the case today.  We have an emerging player which has delayed a feasibility study and another...
Jon C. Ogg