Silver – iNVEZZ.com reported that silver is currently trading at $19.56 per ounce, down 0.56 percent intraday.
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Rare Earth – The Wall Street Journal reported that China's Ministry of Commerce today plans to appeal the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ruling that the country's rare earth element (REE) export restrictions are in violation of global rules.
Coal – The future does not look good for coal miners as increasing government regulations, environmental concerns and public opinion in favor of energy alternatives threaten the resource's market share.
Copper – Copper for delivery in three months on the London Metal Exchange rose $8 to trade at $6566 per tonne, according to Investing.com.
Oil – Reuters reported today that U.S. Benchmark Brent crude oil prices increased to their highest on almost six weeks on expanding sanctions against Russia over issues in Ukraine. However, the price rise was halted with news of the first oil tanker being reloaded on Tuesday at Libya's Hariga port after a month long closure.
Silver – Early in trading today, silver hit $19.24 per ounce, its lowest price since February 4. Later, it rose to $19.31 an ounce, down 3.1 percent, or $0.60, from the previous day's trading session.
Tantalum – Just weeks remain before companies registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission must disclose whether they are receiving tantalum, tungsten, tin and gold from the Democratic Republic of the Congo — and, if so, whether they are getting those minerals from conflict-free sources. However, PricewaterhouseCoopers says many companies are not ready to do so.
Coal – Forbes reported today that three major regulatory changes will go into effect this spring, forcing power plants that use coal to upgrade operations or close them down. US coal users will thus have to look at new, superior coal technologies to move forward.
Silver – This morning, silver fell 1 percent, or $0.20, to trade at $19.76.
Gold – Marc Faber, publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, said last week that the stock market is headed for a crash worse than the one seen in 1987. What's a precious metals investor to do?