VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF

NYSEARCA: REMX
$37.22
-$0.14 (-0.4%)
Closing price September 25, 2020
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.
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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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) is nothing short of an odd stock in an even more odd industry.  Most investors and most in the public might not even understand what rare earth elements and oxides are, but...