Articles Tagged "NYSE:MCP"

Rare Earths in 2014: China Still Center Stage

Rare Earth – At the end of 2013, some were wondering whether 2014 might be the year China would start to loosen its grip on the rare earths market. But although there are signs its monopoly is slipping, the country still definitely produces the lion's share of the world's rare earths.

Magnets and Phosphors and Motors, Oh My! A Look at the Different Rare Earths and Their Uses

Rare Earth – Rare earths are often split into "heavy" and "light" varieties based on their atomic weight. However, it certainly gets more complicated than that, and it’s worth taking a closer look at the uses of the different rare earth elements and some of the dynamics surrounding their supply and demand.

3 Rare Earths Companies Up Over 40 Percent Year-to-Date

Rare Earth – Like the rest of the commodities market, the rare earths sector is definitely less exciting now than it was a few years ago. However, that isn't to say that rare earths miners have gone away completely. In fact, some have even seen share price rises in 2014.

Jon Hykawy Talks Illegal Mining and Rare Earth Export Quotas

Rare Earth – To get more insight into what recent developments could mean for the rare earths sector, Rare Earth Investing News spoke with Jon Hykawy, president and director of Stormcrow Capital. Overall he is hopeful that things could be looking up for the sector.

China’s Weakening Hold on the Global Rare Earths Market

Rare Earth – China was once responsible for over 90 percent of global rare earths production, allowing it to restrict exports and manipulate prices. However, following a WTO ruling against that practice earlier this year and moves to crack down on illegal mining, China's share of global rare earths production could be dropping.

Rare Earths Producers Still Beholden to Chinese Supply

Rare Earth – In an article for Tradingfloor.com, Adam Courtenay suggests that the performance of rare earths producers such as Australia's Lynas Corp (ASX:LYC) and Molycorp (NYSE:MCP) is still tied to how much rare earths supply China releases into the market. However, the author saw things looking up overall for producers outside of China.