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Implications of Rare-Earth Exchange In China (MCP, AVL, REE, REMX)

A Rare earth metals exchange?  In China?  Reports were out last night that Baotou Steel Rare Earth has won has won an approval from the local government to actually start ...
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Commodities Watch: The Commodities Flush on Crude; Rare Earths Stumble; Russian Wheat Exports to Resume; Sugar Demand to Rise (MCP, REE, AVL, REMX, NOBGY, RDS-A, CZZ)

Today's commodities news centers on the more than -4% drop in WTI crude oil prices which has led to a broad sell-off in most other commodities.  This was a day ...
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Molycorp… When Bubble Stocks Disappoint on Earnings (MCP, REE, AVL, REMX)

Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) is about as frequently referred to a bubble-stock as you can imagine.  So what happens when highly inflated stocks miss on earnings estimates?  Investors sold shares ...
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Revenge of the Cult Stocks (SIRI, MCP, REE, AVL, LVLT, SLV, ZSL, YRCW, BIDU, LOCM, REDF, SIFY)

There is a common belief of the skeptics that the market is designed to cause the most financial pain possible, and the moves in cult stocks can be more painful ...
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Commodities Watch: New Ag ETFs Coming; Crude Oil Pipeline to Gulf Coast Also Planned; Rare Earths Miner Files Shelf Registration (CORN, DBA, EPD, ETP, TRP, COP, AVL, MCP, REE)

Today's commodities news highlights an SEC filing for a new agricultural ETF, a proposed pipeline that would send crude oil to the US Gulf coast, and a $500 million shelf ...
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Gabelli Ditching the Rare Earth Leader (MCP, REMX, REE, AVL)

It was just on April 13 that we noted how rare earths had become the new crack and meth for Wall Street and Main Street investors and speculators.  Actually, all ...
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Commodities Watch: Molycorp Acquires A US Processing Plant; Demand for Steel to Grow; Wheat Prices Rise Again (MCP, REE, AVL, REMX, MT, AKS, ATI, X, NUE, GLD, SLV)

Commodities news today features another processing plant acquisition, the latest projections on demand for steel, and more increases in the price of wheat. Gold and silver continue to make new ...
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Rare Earths, the New Meth and Crack for Wall Street (MCP, REE, AVL, REMX)

Rare earth materials, rare earth oxides, rare earth elements... Whatever they are called by whichever outlet is writing about them that day, these have become the trading stocks where fortunes have ...
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Commodities Watch: Cotton Prices and Retail Sales; Oil Highs; Stockpiling Rare Earths; Silver Vs. Gold (M, LTD, JWN, JCP, KSS, GPS, BAL, USO, MCP, REE, AVL, REMX, SLV, GLD)

Time for our daily look at the world of commodity prices and key developments.  We have cotton issues, oil spikes, issues around rare earth elements, and precious metals on the ...
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Commodities Daily: Ag Prices Rise, Severely Lag Rare Earths (WY, MCP, REE, AVL, VALE, RIO, BHP)

It's 4:00 pm and time for our daily look at commodity prices and news. Today's biggest upside move in ag products came in cotton, up about 3.5%, while wool was ...
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Molycorp Earnings Meets Short Sellers (MCP, AVL, REE, REMX)

Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) is almost surprisingly trading higher after its earnings report.  The surprise is that shares were already up 300% from last year's IPO and it already even ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AVL, BYD, CAT, COP, DMD, JNS, MCP, TAP, NLSN, PPL, SLE, SBUX)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Monday morning. Avalon Rare Metals, Inc. (AMEX: AVL) Started as Sector Outperform ...
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Molycorp’s Painful Dilution (MCP, REMX, REE, AVL)

Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) is finally bringing this secondary offering of common stock for holders and is selling some mandatory convertible preferred shares.  The terms of the deal may be ...
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An Odd Chart Read on Gold, Silver, and Rare Earths (GLD, SLV, AGQ, MCP, REMX, REE, AVL)

Using charts alone is something that may not make sense to most people. Still, thousands of investors make a living at just that.  Fundamentals be damned!  We do not subscribe ...
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Revisiting the Rare Earth Bubble (MCP, REMX, REE, AVL)

If the situation around rare earth elements and rare earth oxides has not created a bubble, it is hard to at least not call it overly frothy.  China's curb of ...
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