Zig Lambo: Washington misses the point about rare earth element supply, says Jeffery Green, founder of J.A. Green & Co. With the Departments of Energy, United States Trade Representative and Department of Defense each approaching China's near monopoly from different angles and Congress more divided
Brian Sylvester: What do the gold market and the weather have in common? You can forecast both, but predict neither, according to Brien Lundin, chief executive of Jefferson Financial and publisher of Gold Newsletter. Lundin, who also organizes the New Orleans Investment Conference, isn't focusing on if
JT Long: China's sudden cuts to rare earth export quotas and domestic production marked the beginning of a Rare Earth Economic War, proposes Jacob Securities' Senior Mining and Metals Analyst Luisa Moreno. The good news is that partnerships between end-users and mining companies may just be the
Brian Sylvester: Terence van der Hout, a research analyst with The Gold&Discovery Fund in the Netherlands and editor of Strategy Metals Bulletin, says takeovers are his sweet spot. While gold juniors are very quick to get from a discovery to a takeover, most rare earth explorers are still early-stage ventures.
Critical Metals Report: In the wake of a 2011 roller coaster ride in the rare earth market (NYSEArca:REMX), the sector still holds promise for astute investors, argue Wall St. for Main St. co-founders Jason Burack and Mo Dawoud. In this exclusive Critical Metals Report interview, the pair name the six
Sally Lowder: Not long after the New Year dawned, Gold Stock Trades Editor Jeb Handwerger noted certain rare earths (NYSEArca:REMX) emerging from their 2011 slumber to produce impressive gains. It's not yet March, but the good news keeps coming. Despite dire predictions that demand is drying