Over the weekend I updated the list of projects on the TMR Advanced Rare-Earth Projects Index to reflect not one but two new rare-earth mineral resource estimates, which were announced earlier this month
When I heard that Molycorp (MCP) had just cratered by $22 from $53 to $31 in two days, I did what I usually do when a mining company I follow gets in trouble. I jumped into an airplane and flew over the pit, making sure that it was still there.
The Western world's opposition when it comes to nuclear energy won't stand in the way of its production elsewhere. It will be full steam ahead in China, India and other developing nations, says Casey Research Chairman Doug Casey.
A vital part of our high tech economy depends on rare earths components. It would be very welcome if Obama could emphatically declare an emergency Executive Order fast tracking American rare earth industrial development.
I am appalled by the judgment of mining analysts and managers in the rare earth space. The primitive state of the economic analysis of the rare earth supply and demand sector is indicative of poor understanding of resource economics.
Chinese authorities are enforcing one of the most aggressive clamp downs in history in an effort to close down illegal rare earth mines in China's southern Jiangxi province, it is said, for environmental reasons.
For the diligent speculator, it makes sense to eliminate the many rare earth element pretenders from the few contenders as quickly and efficiently as possible. We can accomplish this task by employing simple economic parameters.
Rare earth elements make possible many technology improvements. The cofounder of Wall St. for Main St. and president of Kerr Trading share the names of the rare earth element companies to watch as the market grows.
If American self-sufficiency is important to insure that our civilian and military manufacturing industries retain their market share and can grow, then those sectors of our economy must strike bargains to ensure their own prosperity