The battle ground is probably spread out further than what most of us recognize. Most of us may not really recognize that we are even engaged in this conflict either. Mining is just one of those battlefields. Rare earth minerals give us the elements that result in those consumer goods like lithium batteries that charge everything like cell phones or electric cars or high tech … [Read more...] about Battle Lines in Rare Earth
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A wise sage once asked why look at the prices people are willing to pay for your asset? You will never make money or lose money until you sell that asset and that is the root of this thought. Why go through that trauma otherwise? Secondly on the other side, investors should have the courage to buy at low prices and sell on highs. All words of wisdom indeed. So with … [Read more...] about Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Markets trend on supply and demand. When gold was in high demand, there was a tremendous rise in prospecting activity and plenty of new mines brought into production. The atmosphere spawned robust activity. After those heady days in 2010 to 2012 ($1,800/oz peek) the market took a correction ($1,100/oz. valley). The net result was that some of the lower producing operations had … [Read more...] about Picking Up Where We Left Off
The discovery of graphene was first made by John Desmond Bernal in 1924. Since his paper was published a difficult technical problem emerged. It wasn’t until two scientists, Konstantin Novoselov and Andre Geim of the University of Manchester, broke through with a major leap forward. Their work cracked the puzzle and won them a Nobel prize in 2004. Their work took graphene to … [Read more...] about Graphene’s Magical Future Begins
Over 2018, you may have heard investors talking about “vanadium” when discussing stock opportunities, and drawn a blank in your mind right after. In the ever-changing world of mining, that is normal and fine. However, remaining uninformed is not. Worry no more - here at FinancialNewsCorp, we have you covered. We’ve curated a crash-course digest of vanadium information for our … [Read more...] about Vanadium – What it is, and why it matters to your portfolio