Articles Tagged "NASDAQ:TSLA"

Tesla’s Weak Q4 Results: Should Lithium Investors Worry?

Lithium – On Wednesday, Tesla Motors released its Q4 and full-year results for 2014. The financials were underwhelming, and given how closely the stock's performance is tied to sentiment for the lithium, graphite and cobalt spaces, investors in mining companies focused on those metals might be a tad worried.

Lithium Outlook 2015: Expect Continued Consolidation

Lithium – Between the activity of major lithium producers, mining in China and developments in the wider electric vehicle market, there will be plenty to watch for in the lithium space in 2015. Chris Berry sees continued consolidation in the cards, and believes that while some new supply is expected to enter the market, there remains a slight overcapacity.

Cobalt Outlook 2015: Market Entering Deficit Territory

Cobalt – Tesla Motors and its lithium-ion battery gigafactory definitely stole the show in the cobalt market this past year. Looking forward, it appears that increased demand from that facility and others will begin to push the market into deficit.