Silver – Germany's Federal Financial Supervisory Authority has begun looking into the rate-setting processes for silver and gold prices.
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Uranium – Bloomberg reported that US Secretary of State John Kerry said that no nuclear deal with Iran has yet been made, noting that "there are some important gaps that have to be closed." Kerry, along with government members from France, Germany and the United Kingdom, is currently in Geneva to seek an accord over Iran's recent nuclear activities.
Potash – Reuters reported that three workers are dead at a German potash mine operated by K+S after a controlled explosion triggered a blowout of CO2. The company may have to close the mine for day, even weeks to fan the gas out of the mine and complete investigations.
Copper – Indications that the U.S. and European economies are improving gave copper prices a boost on Tuesday for the third straight trading session.
Platinum – Bloomberg reported that Chinese and German economic data showing that exports have rebounded is bullish for platinum as it indicates that metals demand will likely see a boost.
Coal – Scientific American reported that although the World Bank and European Investment Bank (EIB) plan to curb their funding of coal-fired power stations, consumption of the fuel is still expected to rise by at least one-third by 2040.
Silver – China and Japan's plans to increase their solar generation capacity in the near future could give silver prices a significant price boost.
Graphite – Reuters reported that due to weak demand for graphite materials used for electronics, SGL Group (OTC Pink:SGLFF), a German graphite specialist, issued a 2013 core earnings forecast that is lower than the market expected.
Vanadium – The head of American Vanadium discusses his company's goal of becoming a leading provider of energy storage and micro grid solutions in North America.
Uranium – Germany's views on the nuclear renaissance may have flipped, but nations like China, France, Argentina, Bangladesh and even oil-rich Saudi Arabia are staying the course.